If staff or eligible students require an item not held by UniSA Library, they may request access through our Interlibrary Loans service.
UniSA Library may be able to provide resources to external institutions via Interlibrary Loans Resource Sharing.
This service is available at no cost to:
Not eligible for the Interlibrary Loan service? Please contact your Academic Library Services team and they may authorise your request. You will receive email advice of your eligibility to use the Interlibrary Loans Service.
For information about services for Undergraduate, Honours and Postgraduate students by Coursework see the student borrowing page.
In all cases, items will be obtained digitally in preference to physical items.
- Books and book chapters
- Conference papers
- Journal articles
Under copyright law, a maximum of one article may be requested from a given volume or issue unless the articles are part of a themed issue or are on a specific topic
For Australian theses, check Trove before placing a request
Items will be requested on your behalf if not held by UniSA Library. Search the Library Catalogue before making a request.
Documents can be delivered in digital format (generally PDF) and accessed via myLibrary Requests.
When your digital document is available, you will receive an email to your UniSA account with a link to myLibrary.
From the Requests screen available items display with the status Digitally received by library. Use the download button to view, print or save your document.
Digital documents are removed from myLibrary 14 days after being made available.
For more information on retrieving an electronic document contact us.
Items can be picked up from the Request shelf of the Campus Library you nominated when making the request. You must use the Self-check machines to borrow your item.
Please check your due dates by logging onto MyLibrary. If you need to renew an item, please contact us and we will discuss your request with the owning library. Items may also be recalled at any time. Do not remove the wrapper from the front of item.
Items may be returned via the returns chute at any Campus Library.
Depending on the policies of the owning library, some items may only be viewed on library premises and may not be borrowed.
Phone: +61 (8) 8302 6809
University of South Australia Interlibrary Loans & Document Delivery Mawson Lakes Campus Library Mawson Lakes Boulevard Mawson Lakes 5095 South Australia