Applying for Inter-library loans
Please ask for a form at the library desk on the first
floor of Fountains or use our web-based forms.
Supply as much information as possible and ask for help with
filling in the form if you wish using the contact details at the
bottom of the page. The more accurate and complete the information
you give us, the faster we can process the request.
If submitting a journal request, please remember to sign the
Please note that we will not process inter library loan
- for material that is available in the library collections.
- for material that is freely available on the internet.
- if your request is not permitted by copyright legislation.
Some useful tips for filling out inter-library loan
- Check the library
catalogue and AtoZ
eJournal finder before submitting a request to ensure that the
item is not already available to you. This will aid the
inter-library loan department in sustaining a speedy and efficient
- If an article is listed as being from the journal
Dissertation Abstracts International, it will be a
PhD thesis, most likely from North America. It is highly
unlikely that we will be able to access the thesis.
- Please let us know where you found the details of your
article. If we have any difficulty tracing the article, we
may need to check the information again to see if it gives us more
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