Books, journal articles and other materials not available at the library can be borrowed from other libraries.
Who can request Interlibrary Loans?
Interlibrary loan services are intended for use by employees and students of Linköping University or any other swedish university.
What material can be requested?
Loan or photocopies of materials related to studies or research at the university, not available in print or electronic in our library, can be requested from other libraries in Sweden or abroad.
Materials that cannot be requested are reference materials, course literature, journals and in many cases essays and exam papers.
New books are often bought instead of borrowed. The book is requested on your part and you will be notified via e-mail when it arrives.
How do you place a request?
Make sure that the book/journal is not available at the university library by checking the library catalogue. Then you place your order in one of the following forms:
How long will you have to wait?
Interlibrary loans take time, so make sure to make your requests well in advance of the time you need the materials. We can never guarantee when you will receive the requested material, because it may be difficult to locate or it may be checked out at serveral libraries
How much does it cost?
Loans from libraries within Sweden and the Nordic countries are free of charge. There is a fee for loans from libraries outside the Nordic countries. There is always a fee for photocopies.
The loan period is determined by the lending library and is usually possible to renew. Renew the loan period when you recieve a recall notice. The easiest way is by answering the e-mail.
Last updated: 2012-10-09