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Charles B. Sears Law Library University at Buffalo School of Law

Delivery+ and Interlibrary Loan

Delivery+ Service for University at Buffalo School of Law Faculty and Staff

Delivery+ is a Libraries document delivery service. Law Library staff will deliver books, chapters, electronic articles, photocopies of articles, and other materials held by the University Libraries or obtained via interlibrary loan (ILL) to Law School faculty offices. To make a request for materials, log on to My Account and select Delivery+ Requests > Submit Requests. Questions may be addressed to John Mondo, Head of Access Services (645-2347 or

Delivery+ Service for University at Buffalo School of Law Students*

For Law School Students, Delivery+ offers the following services *:

Request books held by the University Libraries for pick-up at the Law Library Circulation Desk.

The following items are not provided by this service:

  • Non-circulating items (i.e. reporters and state statutes)
  • Special Collection items (i.e. Reference, Federal and New York Core items, Law Study Aids)
  • Items with special loan periods (i.e. Reserve, Course Reserve, Audio-visual items)
  • Walk-up requests for book retrieval will not be entertained except for special accommodation needs.

The service standard is 3 day turnaround for books from receipt of request (excluding weekends and holidays). Items that are already checked out to another patron become a hold request and will be delivered on return to the library. Requests for items not held by or missing from the UB Libraries collections will be sent out as interlibrary loan requests.

Request can be placed for articles or a book chapter from items held at the Annex or the South Campus Libraries, using the Delivery+ interface (formerly known as ILLiad) via My Account The scanned material will be delivered to your Delivery+ account, where you can (and should) save the pdf file or print it out. Please keep in mind that electronically delivered items generally only remain on the server for 30 days, and you should not use your account to store these items for later access. Also please keep in mind that copyright is taken into account and your request can be canceled if it is considered a violation as noted here

The service standard is a 24-hour turnaround for articles from receipt of request (excluding weekends and holidays). Requests for items not held by or missing from the UB Libraries collections will be sent out as interlibrary loan requests.

For questions or problems with Delivery+ please contact please contact 716-645-6765,, or stop by the Circulation Desk to speak with us.

* Delivery+ policies for law students differ from the policies for non-law students at the request of the Law School's Vice Dean for Legal Skills.

Interlibrary Loan Policy

The Law Library's Interlibrary Loan Department will request books and articles for University at Buffalo School of Law faculty, staff and students when the materials requested are not available in the collections of UB Libraries. We must make one exception to this policy: we will not borrow current course text books, except for rare special circumstances that must be cleared in advance through the department.

We will make every attempt to obtain requested materials as quickly as possible, however, turn-around times for requests cannot be guaranteed. If you have any questions, please contact the library's Interlibrary Loan Department at 645-6765.

Copyright Statement

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.

Use of the Library's Interlibrary Loan service indicates acceptance of and compliance with this copyright statement.