New Library System from 1 August 2019 New Library System from 1 August 2019

We will be using the new library system to manage our Interlending Service from 1 August 2019. 

The service will run as normal as far as possible but we may be a little slower at processing requests in the first few days. 

Submit your requests exactly as before via the request form on our website.

Interlending Service Interlending Service

What is Interlending?

If you need access to any documents not available in UEA Library or available to us electronically  via our subscriptions then the Interlending Service will try to help you to access what you need as quickly as possible.

This might include:

  • Borrowing items on your behalf from another Library
  • Supply journal articles or chapters of books in electronic format or as photocopies.
  • Acquiring books or electronic books from Ebook Central or other sources.
  • We will also provide advice on how to access resources that we do have already available but you have had problems finding or downloading. 

Who can use the service?

The service is available to: 

University Academic Staff

Postgraduate Students
Authorisation is required for postgraduate students by the following schools: AMA, BIO, CHE, ENV,  HSC, HUM, LAW,  MTH, PPL

Undergraduate Students 
Authorisation is required by all schools.

We will contact the lecturer you name in your request via email for them to confirm their approval. 

The service is NOT available to external borrowers.

Researchers can choose to use a research grant to pay for interlending requests. There is a box for research grant numbers to be added.

UEA Library Interlending and Document Supply Service Policy 2017-18

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