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This is a free service offered to the students, faculty, and staff of Oakland University to provide copies of print materials owned by the Oakland University Libraries. The requested journal articles and book chapters are retrieved from the stacks, copied, and delivered electronically.


Any request found in the stacks will be guaranteed a forty-eight hour turnaround. Requests for items not located in the stacks will be routed to interlibrary loan. Such requests will be governed by the regular interlibrary loan turnaround time.


Requests must be submitted using ILLiad. Users must select Copy Service from the left navigation menu. For assistance with journal abbreviations and other citation needs users may contact the Research Help Desk at 248-370-4426.


All completed requests will be delivered electronically as PDFs. Patrons will be notified by email when materials are ready to be accessed.


Workload and staff availability prevent us from photocopying Eric film or fiche longer than thirty pages. The requestor will be informed in that event.



Copyright Info

Kresge Library is obligated to follow current copyright guidelines as outlined in the Title 17, U.S. Code which governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproductions. This institution reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order if, in its judgment, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law.


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