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Available to students, faculty, administration, and staff for articles not available in databases or print collections of the Ashland University Library or Ashland Theological Seminary Library.

All Users

  • Most articles come to the library electronically within a day or two, but some are sent by mail.
  • Articles received electronically will be sent to your Ashland University email account.
  • Allow up to fourteen days for delivery of articles sent by mail.
  • Under U.S. copyright law, the principle of “Fair Use” allows you to retain an article for your research but not to distribute it to others.
  • To request a chapter of a book, use the "Journal Title" field for the book title and editor, and list "n/a" for volume.

University Users

  • Articles are provided at no charge.
  • Articles received by mail will be sent to you by campus mail, or to your off-campus address if you have no campus mailbox.
  • Questions about interlibrary loan? Write to ill@ashland.edu or call 419-289-5473.
  • For help locating articles, call the Reference Desk at 419-289-5402 or write to library@ashland.edu

Ashland Theological Seminary Users

  • Articles are provided at no charge unless the supplying library imposes a charge. Please indicate in the “Notes” box the maximum amount you are willing to pay.
  • Articles received by mail will be kept for you at the ATS Library Circulation Desk. You will be notified by phone when an article has arrived by mail.
  • Questions? Call 419-289-5169 or write to illsem@ashland.edu

Notice: Warning Concerning Copyright Restrictions

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