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HPD Library Policies

Distance Patrons

HPD Inter-Library Loan and Document Delivery (ILLIAD) Service

Misuse or abuse of the HPD ILL/DocDel Service may result in blocked privileges and/or disciplinary action.

Distance Patron Services

HPD Distance Patrons :

A - have HPD as their home library

B - visit the NSU Davie campus "less than" once per week

  • All requests are subject to approval
  • Patrons are limited to a maximum of five (5) requests per day
  • HPD Distance Patrons may request materials materials that are both available and not available from the NSU Library collections
  • HPD Distance Patrons should not request books that are required texts for their classes (such materials are considered a student's responsibility).  Requests for these materials will not be filled beyond reasonable efforts and accommodations.
  • HPD Distance Patrons are limited to a maximum of five (5) requests per day
  • Books and other "returnable materials" will be mailed via Media Mail with signature confirmation
  • HPD Distance Patrons agree to return materials by their Due Dates (Requests for due date extensions are subject to approval by the library that owns the material)
  • HPD Distance Patrons are provided with an envelope and mailing label for the return of materials
  • HPD Distance Patrons may return the materials either through "Media Mail" at their own expense OR drop off the material at an NSU Student Educational Center (SEC)
  • Articles are made available for electronic pick-up within each patron's ILLiad account
  • Books that are available in the HPD Reserve collection will not be mailed.  Patrons may A - purchase these materials or B - borrow them from a local ibrary or C - submit a request for chapters from those materials to be scanned and electronically delivered 
  • Scanned Chapters from books are restricted as follows : A - No more than one (1) chapter per week, per patron; B - No more than 20% of the whole work may be delivered to the same patron within 12 months
  • All requests are subject to Fair Use and/or Copyright restrictions and are usually handled in accordance to the National Commission on New Technological Uses (CONTU) Guidelines