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BME 498 - Special Topics: Biomedical Research: Design

BME 489 Library Course Guide

What is Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

  • Current NJIT students, faculty, and staff should use the Interlibrary Loan service to request articles and borrow print books and other materials free of charge from other libraries for materials not owned by the NJIT Library. 

What is Document Delivery (DDS)

  • Current NJIT students, faculty, and staff should use the Document Delivery service to request articles or book chapters from the NJIT Library's print collection. The library staff will scan and deliver requests electronically to you.

What is ILLiad?

  • ILLiad is the system used to manage and process ILL and DDS requests. First-time requesters must create an ILLiad account. Once the account is created, requesters can enter new requests, track submitted requests, cancel submitted requests, or renew existing requests.

Notification of Completed Requests

  • Requesters are notified by email when their ILL or DSS requests are ready for pickup. The turnaround time for digital resources may be as short as 8 to 24 hours and up to two (2) weeks for physical materials.

Textbook Requests

  • Please note most libraries will not lend textbooks. We encourage students to ask their instructors to place textbooks on reserves for everyone to access.

Contact the Interlibrary Loan Staff

Email: | Phone: (973) 596-3204 | Office HoursMonday to Friday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM; Weekend: Closed

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of reproductions of copyrighted materials.

Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specific conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose 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.

NJIT reserves the right to refuse to accept an interlibrary loan request or a document delivery request, in our judgment, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law.

The NJIT Library is recognized for its exceptional speed and participation in the OCLC's Express digital delivery program. The Express program enables digital resource sharing among a select group of libraries using the WorldShare ILL network with turnaround times for lending digital materials within 18 hours or less.

Who May Use ILL and DDS?

Who May Not Use ILL and DDS?

  • Due to strict licensing agreements, Alumni, Guests, Visitors, and non-NJIT patrons are not eligible for ILL and DDS services. We encourage all non-affiliate patrons to use their local public library for all interlibrary loan needs.

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