The Library offers delivery of printed documents to customers by mail or fax subject to the
Service to walk-in
customers in the Library takes priority over document delivery requests.
Therefore, the Library cannot guarantee that requested documents will be mailed
or faxed immediately.
and microform printing services are available for document delivery only.
Customers able to come to the Library may produce their own photocopies and
microfilm prints, with staff assistance as needed. In unusual circumstances,
staff may make exceptions to this restriction. In such cases, fees for
photocopies or microform prints produced on demand for pick up in the Library
will be the full handling and print charges listed below. When staff choose to
produce copies or prints in the course of answering reference questions, these
may be provided to customers free of charge.
Customers residing outside the City of Monterey who do not have a library card valid at Monterey
Public Library may be referred to their local library's interlibrary loan
service for copies of the entire text of periodical articles over 5 pages in
length or more than 5 pages from circulating books.
Documents over 5 pages in length will not be delivered by fax.
The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs reproduction and other uses
of copyrighted material. Customers are responsible for any violations of
copyright law. The Library, however, may restrict reproduction of materials for
document delivery based on standard library procedures for copyright compliance.
Photocopying or other duplication of Local History Collection materials may be restricted in order to
preserve fragile archival originals.
delivery services offer a convenience to customers in addition to the Library's
regular reference and information services.
document delivery services will be the sum of:
A handling charge of $4.00 for each request.
A print charge of $.10 for each photocopy, CD-ROM, or Internet print, and $.25 for each microform print.
A delivery charge of $.10 for each page sent by mail, and $.25 for each page sent by fax.
Document delivery requests will be recorded on the Document Delivery Invoice form.
Customers will be asked to approve charges before documents are mailed or faxed.
Invoices will be mailed or faxed with requested materials.
The Library is not liable for damages in addition to the document delivery charges for
documents which are not received for any reason.
This policy does not apply to document delivery requests from other libraries and City
agencies. Library staff will make appropriate arrangements for responding to
requests from these sources.