Fernleihe Interlibrary Loan

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What is interlibrary loan?

  • Literature that is not available in Salzburg can be ordered by interlibrary loan from other libraries in Austria and abroad.

Is there a charge for interlibrary loans?

There is a charge for interlibrary loans:

  • Books that can be obtained in Austria € 2,–.
  • Books that have to be ordered from abroad € 10,–.
  • Copies* that can be obtained in Austria € 5,–
  • Copies* that have to be procured from abroad € 5,–

* Amounts apply to 1-20 pages; additional copies will be charged according to the actual costs incurred

How to order?

  • Please check first in UBsearch if the work is available in Salzburg.
  • For article orders, please check first if the journal is available in the EZB.
  • If your desired work is not available, please log in to UBsearch and then click on the button “Interlibrary Loan” in the top menu.
  • Fill out the form as completely as possible (fields marked with * are mandatory).

What is the expected delivery time?

  • A large part of the ordered literature is delivered within 1-2 weeks.
  • In some cases, however, the delivery time may be shorter or significantly longer.
  • As soon as the interlibrary loan has arrived, you will be notified immediately by e-mail.

Where do I check out and return interlibrary loans?

  • Interlibrary loans are borrowed and returned in the “Lending & Information” section of the main library.

Lending conditions and loan period

  • The lending conditions and the loan period are determined by the lending library and therefore vary.
  • The loan period is usually 4 weeks.
  • An extension of the loan period beyond this period must be requested in time from the Information & Counseling Department/Main Library.
  • It is possible that the lending library only allows the use of the item on the premises of the University Library.

For further information on interlibrary loan, please contact the Main Library’s Information & Outreach Department at () der Hauptbibliothek – Tel.: +43 (0)662 8044 77350.