Interlibrary loan services (ILL)
is Interlibrary Loan?
do you apply?
may occur due to...
*Cooperation with other Libraries
for ILL Services
Cyprus Libraries Union Catalog *
University of Cyprus Library*
Cyprus University of Technology*
Cyprus Open University*
What is Interlibrary Loan?
If you need a book or periodical/journal article which is not
stocked by our library, we can usually get it through an InterLibrary Loan system provided through the British
Library Document Supply Service or some other library. Fill in all details on
Interlibrary Loan Form and hand it in at the
Circulation Desk or e-mail it to
ILL Services. If you want to order
materials yourself, you can subscribe by clicking on
British Library Direct.
How do you apply?
• Fill in an ILL form, either for a book or a periodical/journal
article, forms are available at the Circulation Desk or
• Include clear and correct bibliographic information
for fast processing.
• Allow at least two full weeks from the time of your
request to the receipt of books and two days for journal
Check our library on-line
databases and our print journals FIRST. If you do
not succeed in finding the information
you need, THEN, you can fill in the
supplying materials may occur due to:
• Postal Delays
• Waiting to be supplied from other libraries
• Being on loan to another user
Cost, E-mail, Fines
Interlibrary loan fees are paid in advance and in some
cases a copyright fee will need to be charged too. For
full-time lecturers, ILL can be charged to their research account.
Charges are not refunded if the material cannot be
Academic staff and library members will be contacted by e-mail
telephone, for collecting requested items, unless
they specify otherwise on their request form.
Photocopies of materials provided become your property,
whereas books are loaned out for 4 weeks.
Items not returned by due date or lost will be charged a
fine in accordance with the British Library Loan Policy
(which might exceed GBP £150 (€190).