ILRS charges

Inter-Library Request Service charges are based on rates agreed between various libraries and are therefore liable to change due to factors beyond our control.

Charges as at 3 May 2011:

Loans (per volume) £ (no VAT)

Standard service using UK, Irish and overseas libraries 14.00
Fast Track service (UK libraries only)  (see note 1) 30.00
Thesis — from  (see note 2) 20.00
Photocopies (per article)

£ (including VAT)
Standard service using UK, Irish and overseas libraries 8.00
Fast Track service (UK libraries only)  (see note 1) 25.00
Administration fees (per request)

£ (including VAT)
Cancellation by requester once a request has been put into the inter-library loan system.

Note: It is not always possible to cancel a request once it is in the system. If cancellation is successful, the initial fee will be refunded minus this charge. If a request cannot be cancelled, then no refund is possible.
6.00
Extensions of loan, per request

Note: This is in addition to request charges.
4.00
Forwarding photocopies to addresses outside the UK and Ireland:
  • Europe
  • elsewhere

5.00
6.00
For failed overseas requests (loan or photocopy)

Note: It is not always possible to cancel a request once it is in the system. If cancellation is successful, the request charge will be refunded, minus this fee.
6.00
Copyright cleared fee for commercial photocopies

Note: This charge is passed to the Copyright Licensing Agency, not retained by the Library)
Variable — please ask staff for details

 

Note 1: The Fast Track service is designed for urgently required material. Our staff will contact potential suppliers by telephone, fax, etc., in an attempt to meet your deadline.

Note 2: The cost of borrowing theses can vary considerably, depending on the policies of the owning library.

Application forms and other information about the Inter-Library Request Service are available at enquiry desks in the George IV Bridge Building or or you can email Reference Services.

 

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