Inter-Library Loans

An inter-library loans service is available from all library branches.

  • A $5 non-refundable processing fee is charged for items located in public libraries within Australia.
  • A minimum fee of $21.50 fee is charged for items located in university, corporate or special libraries. 
  • This includes the $5 non-refundable processing fee.
  • Material from overseas libraries can be retrieved at cost. 

Please note that all fees include GST.

How to make a request

To request an item from the inter-library loans service, just ask the staff at your local branch.  

Please try to have as much available information as possible concerning details of the publication requested. 

How long will it take?

Delivery of items is dependent on a number of factors, including the accuracy of the details provided, location of the item, availability and the time spent in transit.

Usually, requests are satisfied within Australia, in a period of between five and 20 working days.

A fast-track service is available for items which are required urgently.

Renewals, advice or assistance concerning the inter-library loans service can be obtained by contacting the Information Services staff on (02) 4304 7500.