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Resource Sharing

Information for other libraries and agencies worldwide about obtaining resources from UniSA Library.

Only requests sent by any of the following methods will be accepted:

Libraries Australia Document Delivery Service
Alma Resource Sharing
By email: ill@unisa.edu.au for organisations not using LADD
For fast track items, please call:
Domestic Phone: (08) 8302 6641
International Phone: +61 8 8302 6641

Credit card details must be supplied by fax or telephone before your request will be processed.

The University of South Australia Library holdings can be viewed on the Library catalogue and via Libraries Australia

The following items are available for loan. Renewals for items borrowed within Australia are granted upon request, subject to level of demand from our students and staff.

  • General collection monographs - 4 weeks
  • Central store material - 4 weeks
  • Audio visual Resources - 4 weeks

Items held in the following collections are not available for loan:

  • David Murray Collection
  • Special collections
  • Journal collection

Document delivery services from the abovementioned collections are available subject to copyright compliance.

Check the Library Catalogue for the full list of serial titles we hold in both print and electronic format.

  • Most of our Higher Degree by Research theses are available under Open Access in the Research Outputs Repository.
  • The cost of this service is AU$16.50 (includes GST).
  • A quote and details regarding the requesting procedure and estimated delivery times will be sent to you.
  • Only credit card payment will be accepted if not requesting via Libraries Australia Document Delivery or Alma Resource Sharing.

The University of South Australia Interlibrary Loans Supply Service supports all service levels described in the Australian Interlibrary Resource Sharing (ILRS) Code.

The item or an email detailing why we are unable to fulfil your request will be sent within the maximum supplier turnaround time as set out below:

Express: 2 hour maximum supplier turnaround time.

  • Service charges (plus cost of delivery if applicable): $16.50 + $33.00 levy

Rush: 24 hour maximum supplier turnaround time.

  • Service charges (plus cost of delivery if applicable): $16.50 + $16.50 levy

Core (standard): 4 working days maximum supplier turnaround time.

  • Service charges (plus cost of delivery if applicable): $16.50

Documents will be sent either as Email attachments or postal delivery.

Delivery method for loans depends on destination as outlined below:

Adelaide Metropolitan Area:

  • Australia Post eParcel which offers next day delivery or same day service if the item is sent by 11 am
  • Adelaide Academic and Research Libraries courier for libraries subscribing to this service. This service offers a same day or next day delivery dependent on a libraries ranking in the courier schedule

South Australia country:
Australia Post eParcel

Interstate:
Australia Post eParcel

Overseas:
Air mail - delivery time varies with destination locations
EMS International Courier

Other:
As specifically arranged by the requesting library

  • Payment through the Libraries Australia Document Delivery service or Alma Resource Sharing are the preferred methods of payment.
  • Payments from other libraries will only be accepted by credit card.
  • Credit card details will need to be provided before the request can be processed.
  • If the item is supplied payment will be processed and a receipt sent.

Photocopies: journal articles, sections of books

Prices quoted are for copies in black and white reproduction. Prices for special copying i.e fragile material or colour copies are negotiable.

Standard (Core):

  • $16.50 up to 30 pages
  • $3.30 for each additional 30 pages
  • No delivery charges for documents sent electronically by Ariel or as email attachments.

Express and Rush

Local:

  • ILL charge: $16.50
  • Express levy: $33.00
  • Rush levy: $16.50
  • Fax:
  • Local up to 10 pages: $0.00
  • Each additional 10 pages: $3.30

STD

  • ILL charge: $16.50
  • Express levy: $33.00
  • Rush levy: $16.50
  • Fax, STD per 10 pages: $3.30

Books and audio visual resources

Standard (Core):

  • $16.50 per volume/video/kit
  • Outward delivery costs paid unless otherwise agreed

Express and Rush

  • Courier charge: at cost
  • Theses:
  • Standard (Core): $16.50 per copy

Fines and fees apply to ILL loans

Photocopies: journal articles, sections of books:

Standard Service:
AUD $15.00 per item plus air mail postage

Rush Service:

  • AUD $24.00 sent by Ariel/Electronic
  • AUD $30.00 up to 10 pages by Fax + Extra AUD $6.00 for each additional 10 pages.

Books and audio visual resources

Standard Service: AUD $15.00 per volume / kit plus air mail postage
Rush Service: AUD $24.00 per item plus air mail postage

Theses

Standard Service

  • AUD $15.00 per item plus air mail postage for loan
  • AUD $65.00 per item plus air mail postage for copy

Fines and fees apply to ILL loans

For more information please contact the Interlibrary Loans team:

Email: ill@unisa.edu.au
Phone: (08) 8302 6641
Fax: (08) 8302 3746

International
Phone: +61 8 8302 6641
Fax: +61 8 8302 3746

University of South Australia
Interlibrary Loans & Document Delivery
Mawson Lakes Campus Library
Mawson Lakes Boulevard
Mawson Lakes 5095
South Australia

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