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Interlibrary loans

If the material that you need for your studies or research is not available at any of the libraries at Lund University, you can request an interlibrary loan through the library. This applies for students, researchers, teachers or other employees at the Faculty of Law and you need a valid library card.

Please note that we do not order material available at any of the other libraries at Lund University, even though it is currently on loan, is reference material or an e-book.

If you are a student or employee at another faculty, please contact your faculty library.

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How much does it cost?

Loans within the Nordic area are free of charge for students and staff at the Faculty of Law. Students are charged for loans from outside the Nordic area and for all copies of articles (150 SEK per book and 60 SEK per article).

Requesting directly through Libris

If you find a book in the national library catalogue Libris, you can request it directly. Click here to get to Libris.

Before ordering, you need to create an account in Libris. The library card number is the last 10 digits of your LU card number.

Please note that if you want to check your order, you do that by logging in through the request form below.

Request form at Lund University Libraries

You can also order by using our local interlibrary loans system, BasILL. This is also used if the material you need is not available in Libris or if you want to order article copies.

How long does it take?

In general, interlibrary loans within Sweden can be picked-up within 7 to 14 days. Loans from abroad can take significantly longer. Copies are usually delivered within 2 to 5 days.

When the material has arrived, you will be notified by the email connected to your student account. For researchers or teachers, the faculty email is used.

At your LUBcat account it will show that you have an interlibrary loan to pick up.

Before the requested material has arrived, you can check the status of your order by login into the request form. Or you can contact the library.

Loan periods

For interlibrary loans, the loan period is determined by the library that lends us the book. Usually, you will get an open loan period with a guaranteed loan period of 14–21 days and you can keep the book up to 6 or 12 months if not requested.

Renewal of interlibrary loans must always go through the library.

ILL information for other libraries

It is possible for libraries in Sweden and the rest of the world, to order books or copies from the Faculty of Law Library.
Click here for the price list for other libraries and companies.

If you are a library or company without access to the service Libris ILL, please click here to enter our request form for interlibrary loans. Choose the second category.

The library at Lund University that holds the requested material, will send the book/copies. Borrowed material should be returned to the holding library.


Interlibrary loan

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