This service allows us to get items for you from other library collections. This includes books and journal articles, that are not held in our collection. 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.
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?
- Higher Certificate/Bachelor Degree 5 IT Loans 2 Charged Loans*
- Bachelor Degree (Hons) 10 IT Loans* 10 Charged Loans
- Teaching Staff 20 IT Loans 20 Charged Loans
- Postgraduate Students 30 IT Loans 30 Charged Loans
- *(British Library and any other charging supplier. The library pays for them)
- *(Loans from any other Institute of Technology)
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?
We send you an email. (college email address ) You collect at the library information desk.
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 to the library information desk do not use the Quick Check machine.
You can post the items back to us by registered post if you wish.
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
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.