This service allows us to get items for you from other library collections. Typically books or journal articles. Please make sure you have search EOLAS, PubMed and Google Scholar first. The item might be free online.
How to Apply for an Inter-Library Loan
Please follow the instructions in the quick guide. You can also use the request an inter-library loan request button below.
Copyright Declaration Form
If you have requested a journal article and wish to have it posted to you that is no problem. You will have to fill in a copyright declaration form and either post or email it to us in advance.
How many Inter-Library loans (ILLS) can I request in a year?
- Teaching Staff – 20 Requests Per Year
- Undergraduate (except Final Year) – 2 Requests Per year
- Undergraduate Final Year – 10 Requests in final year
- Postgraduate Students 30 Requests Per year
What content can I request?
Books, Journal issues, journal articles, theses, dissertations, conference papers, reports
The service is for learning , research or teaching purposes. You can’t request items for personal or leisure use.
How do I collect my requests? Can they be posted to me?
We send you an email. (college email address ) The email has instructions on how to arrange a click and collect appointment or get the item posted to you.
Return date – You will find a slip with the due date for return inside the book you have requested.
Please contact us by email email@example.com if you want to renew a book.
Please return books using the return bin at reception or in the library. Is it is a postal Inter library loan you will have received an An Post freepost return bag.
Are there any restrictions on what I can request?
You may not make duplicate requests for an article which You have already got.
We cannot supply several people with the same material for the same purpose at the same time.
Some thesis, special collections items, or very expensive items are not available. Are there any good websites I can search to find content not included in EOLAS”]Of course there are!! Check out our Libguides subject pages for suggested sites.
Check out our Theses and Repositories web page
Try a Worldcat search
Library Hub Discover: Search a database of 176 UK and Irish academic, national & specialist library catalogues : https://discover.libraryhub.jisc.ac.uk/
Other IT’s and Irish Universities
- Athlone Institute of Technology Library
- Blanchardstown Institute of Technology Library
- Carlow Institute of Technology
- Cork Institute of Technology Library
- Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design, Technology Library
- Dundalk Institute of Technology Library
- Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology Library
- Institute of Technology Tralee
- Letterkenny Institute of Technology
- Limerick Institute of Technology Library
- Waterford Institute of Technology
- Dublin City University
- Maynooth University
- National University of Ireland, Galway
- Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
- Technological University Dublin
- Trinity College Dublin
- University College Cork
- University College Dublin
- University of Limerick
http://librariesireland.iii.com searches all of the public libraries in one go.