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Services and Fees for Libraries

The University Libraries provides interlibrary loan service to libraries on a cost-recovery basis. The rates listed below are for libraries not affiliated with OCLC (WAU) or DOCLINE (WAUWAS).

Rates effective July 1, 2009
Washington State libraries are responsible for local sales tax

Basic Services

Scan from material owned by the UW Libraries
(Delivered via Ariel or as a pdf via email)

$20 for the first 50 pages
$10 for each additional 50 pages

Loan of materials owned by the UW Libraries - up to four pieces of the same title
(Standard shipping to the U.S.)

$20

Loan of materials owned by the UW Libraries - up to four pieces of the same title
(UPS ground shipping to Canada)

$35

Loan of materials owned by the UW Libraries - up to four pieces of the same title
(outside the U.S. or Canada)

$55

Material not owned by the UW Libraries

service not available

Extra Services (prices are in addition to those listed above)

2-day shipping for a loan
(U.S. only)

$10

1-day shipping for a loan
(U.S. only)

$25

Rush service for an article*
(Electronically delivered by end of business day, or noon the following business day for requests submitted after noon Pacific Time)

$20

Rush service for a loan*
(item shipped within 24 business hours)
$20

We reserve the right to charge extra shipping fees for unusually large or heavy items.
* Some items are not eligible for rush service due to location, format, or condition.

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17. United States Code) 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 reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy/reproduction is not to be "USED FOR ANY PURPOSES OTHER THAN PRIVATE STUDY, SCHOLARSHIP, or RESEARCH." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes IN EXCESS of fair use, that user may be liable for copyright infringement. 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.