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The Library: Requesting Items

Requesting Items

Requesting items from other Libraries

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If a book or journal article is not available online or from one of our Libraries, we can request this for you from another library. This is known as an Inter-Library Loan.

Who can request Inter-Library Loans?

If you are on a Higher Education (HE) course, you can use the Inter-Library Loan service to support your studies. If you are not on an HE course but need to request an item on Inter-Library Loan please contact the Library for further information.

How many requests can be made?

Requests are subject to a quota linked to the year of your course as shown below.

HE Students Free £1 per Request
Year 1 or equivalent 3 10
Year 2 or equivalent 5 10
Year 3 or equiavlent 10 10
Masters 20 10

Requests made above your quota will be charged at full cost, which could be up to £19 per item. However, we will advise you of any full cost requests before they are ordered.

How do I make a request?

Requests can be made online by filling in an ILL Request Form.


If you have any further questions about the Inter-Library Loan service, please contact the Library.

library@lincolncollege.ac.uk

Is there an item or resource you need that we don't have?

  • You can recommend resources for the library by filling in one of the our 'You Choose' postcards, found at the Library Help Desk.
  • Alternatively, you can fill in this form online: