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Law Library User's Guide: Document Delivery

A guide to the services, collections, locations, policies and rules of the Law Library.

Interlibrary Loan

Books and periodical articles unavailable in the University of Iowa Law Library or another campus library may be obtained by eligible borrowers through interlibrary loan. The interlibrary loan staff performs thorough searches using a national bibliographic utility, OCLC, to find materials needed by the researcher. Please allow a minimum of three weeks’ time when requesting materials on interlibrary loan.

Interlibrary loan request forms are available at the Circulation Desk. Questions may be directed to the Circulation/lnterlibrary Loan Librarian.

Mail & Fax delivery services and costs

Special Services (Room 130 of the Law Library) will arrange photocopying of materials for individuals or firms if a correct citation is provided.

Iowa Patrons:

Special Services assesses a service charge of $10.00 per requested item plus copying charges of $.15 per page. Postage will be billed using library first class rates. While most service is in response to telephone and mail requests, exceptions may be made.

Out-of-state Patrons:

Special Services assesses a service charge of $20.00 per requested item plus copying charges of $.15 per page. Postage will be billed using library first class rates.

Fax Availability

A fax machine is available in Special Services for the use of Law Library patrons and staff. The charge for faxing is $.50 per page for a domestic fax, and $1.00 per page for an international fax. Contact Special Services at (319) 335-9037; the Law Library fax number is (319) 335-9039.