What are the restrictions for interlibrary loans?
- Requests are usually restricted to items required for research, employment, thesis or course work
- Eligible borrowers may not make requests on behalf of ineligible borrowers
- Interlibrary loan requests should not exceed the amounts set out in the university's Fair Dealing Guidelines which state (in part):
Under the fair dealing provisions of Canadian Copyright law, material provided through interlibrary loan may only be used for the purpose of research, private study, education, satire, parody, criticism, review, or news reporting. If the copy is used for the purpose of review, criticism or news reporting, the source and the name of the author must be mentioned. The use of this material for any other purpose may require the permission of the copyright owner. Please see UVic's Fair Dealing Guidelines for more information on copyright and fair dealing limits.