HU-affiliated persons only may use this service
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 other archives are authorized
to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction.
One of these conditions is that the photocopy
or reproduction is not to be ‘used for any purpose
other than private study, scholarship, or research.’
If the user makes a request for and later uses
a copy or reproduction for purposes in excess
of ‘fair use’, that user may be liable
for copyright infringement.”
copyright restrictions and charges may apply.
Howard University Libraries reserves the right
to use its discretion to refuse any ILL request
that violates the copyright stipulation.
University Libraries Interlibrary Loan Service enables students,
faculty and staff to obtain materials not available on campus
from a national interlibrary lending network.
ILL - Borrowing
ILL - Lending
ILL request forms may be used only by Howard University Library
students, faculty and staff only. All others should
contact the ILL office at (202) 806-5670, Founders; or (202)884-1507, Health Sciences; or 806-8207, Law Library. For further information,
please see ILL Lending
of theses and dissertations submitted at Howard University
are available at the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center in
The Founders Library. Please see MSRC
and dissertations from other institutions may be obtained
for a fee from Dissertations
delivery library rates are: $24.00 for unbound volume, and
$37.50 for bound volumes. Please consult library staff for
details, call (202) 806-5716, Founders; or (202) 806-9445,
allow approximately 2-4 weeks for delivery.
Asked Questions: FAQs
University’s Main Library Group, the Louis Stokes Health Sciences
Library, the Law Library and the Moorland-Spingarn Research
Center have separate interlibrary loan processing units. You
may contact any of these libraries as follows:
Library Group (Founders/UGL,
Architecture, Business, Divinity, Social Work libraries)
Phone: (202) 806-7234
Fax: (202) 806-4622