What You Need to Know
  • The CONTU guidelines were developed to help define the allowable amounts for periodical copying. The CONTU guidelines are not law, nor are they part of the Copyright Act.
  • The receiving library typically reports and pays for copyright permission, unless the lending library is providing the material as part of a fee-based service.
  • Libraries conducting both ILL and paid document delivery services should make an effort to keep the two practices separate.