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Document Sharing Policies

Non-circulating Materials

We cannot circulate the following materials:

  • Audio/Visual materials — including:
    • music CD's, LP's or cassettes
    • DVD's,
    • VHS tapes.
    • Some CD-Roms.
  • Bound or current serials.
  • Special collection materials
  • Original newspapers
  • Rare or archival materials

We do not provide copies or loans from the Tarlton Law Library. To request items from this branch, please contact them directly by email at illlend@mail.law.utexas.edu or visit their web site for more information at http://tarlton.law.utexas.edu/access/

The Center for American History is a closed archival collection at the University of Texas at Austin. We can provide photocopies and loans of certain materials but it will often take longer than the stated turn around time. If you would like to place requests directly through the Center for American History, you may do so by email at cahref@uts.cc.utexas.edu or by phone at (512) 495-4532. The website URL for the archive collection is http://www.cah.utexas.edu.

We do not loan or copy materials from the Marine Science Library. You can contact them directly by email at liz@utmsi.utexas.edu or you may visit their web site for more information at http://www.lib.utexas.edu/msl/.

We do not provide copies or loans from the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center. To request items from this branch, please contact them directly by email at reference@hrc.utexas.edu or visit their web site for more information at http://www.hrc.utexas.edu.

Items that cannot be photocopied

  • Books or dissertations in their entirety
  • Items in poor or fragile condition.

Requests

Copyright Compliance must be indicated on all article requests. If you do not have copyright compliance, we can get permission on your behalf, adding the cost of the compliance to the document sharing charges.

Loan periods are 45 days with no renewals.

Borrowed materials must be returned in a box. Please do not return University of Texas at Austin items in Jiffy bag padded mailers.

All Texas public libraries and college level libraries may use our services free of charge.