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Electronic Journal Interlibrary Loan Policies

Where interlibrary loan of electronic journals is permitted:

  • Copies of the electronic articles must be printed or otherwise downloaded prior to transmission; electronic transmission of the electronic version is not permitted unless otherwise specified.
  • The CONTU guidelines which apply to print also apply to electronic versions
  • Copying outside the CONTU guidelines can be done if it is reported to the CCC



"Fair Use" Clause or "ILL permitted" in License

Adis International
AlphaMed Press
American Academy of Neurology
American Academy of Pediatrics
American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Association for Cancer
American Association for Clinical
American Association for Thoracic
American Board of Family Practice
American Cancer Society
American College of Chest Physicians
American College of Nutrition
American College of Physicians
American Dairy Science Association
American Diabetes Association
American Genetics Association
American Institute of Physics
American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine
American Medical Association
American Medical Informatics
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
American Physiological Society
American Periodicals Series
American Podiatric Medical Association
American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc.
American Psychological Association
American Public Health Association
American Roentgen Ray Society
American Society of Andrology
American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
American Society for Cell Biology
American Society for Clinical
American Society for Clinical Nutrition
American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Society of Hematology
American Society for Microbiology
American Society of Nephrology
American Society of Neuroradiology
American Society for Nutritional
American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
American Statistical Association
American Thoracic Society
Annual Reviews
Association for Academic Psychiatry
Association of American Medical Colleges
Association of Physicians
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses
Biophysical Society
Blackwell (Synergy)
British Journal of Anaesthesia
British Institute of Radiology
British Journal of Sports Medicine
British Medical Journal
Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society
Canadian Medical Association
(Canadian copyright law)
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press


EBSCO Publishing
Endocrine Society
European Molecular Biology Organization
European Respiratory Society
Gale Group
Genetics Society of America
Gerontological Society of America
Haworth Press
Histochemical Society
International Epidemiological Association
Japanese Biochemical Society
Johns Hopkins University Press
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery
Journal of Clinical Pathology
MD Consult
MIT Press
National Academy of Sciences
New York Academy of Sciences
North American Association for the Study of Obesity
Optical Society of America
Ovid (Journals@Ovid)
Oxford University Press
Physiological Society
Portland Press
Radiological Society of North America
RNA Society
Rockefeller University Press
Royal College of Nursing
Royal Society of Medicine
Royal College of Psychiatrists
Sage Publications
Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
Society for Endocrinology
Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine
Society for General Microbiology
Society for Leucocyte Biology
Society for Neuroscience
Society of Nuclear Medicine
Society for the Study of Reproduction
Taylor & Francis
University of Chicago Press

ILL Permitted within U.S.:

BioMed Central
Elsevier (Science Direct)

ILL Permitted to Non-Commercial Libraries Only:

American Chemical Society - keep copies of request showing library and item
Cell Press – in U.S. only
Journal of Rheumatology - in U.S. only
Mary Ann Liebert
Massachusetts Medical Society

ILL Prohibited:


American Association of
American College of Allergy,
Asthma & Immunology
American Society for Investigative
Pathology (except at no charge)
CABI Publishing

  Cambridge University Press
Company of Biologists
Federation of American Societies
for Experimental Biology
Institute of Physics
Institute of Psychoanalysis
Journal of Bone and Mineral
National Research Council of Canada
Society for Reproduction and Fertility