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Library services for PIRSA and SARDI staff: Interlibrary Service

This is a guide to Library services and information resources for PIRSA and SARDI staff.

Interlibrary Service

Registered PIRSA/SARDI borrowers may request items required for the purposes of study and research that are not held by the University of Adelaide Library.

Requesting - Interlibrary

On-site personnel

  • Requests should be made on the electronic request form (link below)
  • You must fill in a separate request form for each individual item
  • Username is your Library Barcode
  • Password is your Last Name or Family Name

  • Select Select 'Article' or 'Book' or 'Book Chapter' under 'Add Request'

  • We will send you a confirmation email copy of each request for your records.
  • Books: select the Pickup location (the campus library from which you wish to collect the book)
  • The location for collection will be indicated on the email notification that will be sent to you
  • Articles: scanned journal articles will be sent to your desktop.

Off-site personnel

  • Requests should be made on the electronic request form (link below).
  • You must fill in a separate request form for each individual item
  • Username is your Library Barcode
  • Password is your Last Name or Family Name
  • Select 'Article' or 'Book' or 'Book Chapter' under 'Add Request'.
  • Complete the details of the book or article required
    • Delivery Method: select Mail
    • Delivery Address: type your delivery address
    • Pickup Location: select Waite Library

  • We will send you a confirmation email copy of each request for your records.
  • The book will be sent to you by DX courier where available, or Australia Post. The scanned journal article will be sent to your desktop.

Loans and journal articles are provided by the Adelaide Campus (Barr Smith Library) Document Delivery Service:
Telephone: 8313 5346
FAX: 8313 4370
Email link below

Charges & Delivery - Interlibrary

Charges

Articles 

  • Within Australia: $16.50 for 1-50 pages; $4 for each additional 50 pages, or part thereof
  • Overseas: $16.50 for 1-50 pages; $4 for each additional 50 pages, or part thereof
  • Fast track (48 hour turnaround within Australia): $33.00

Books 

  • Within Australia: $16.50 
  • Overseas: $55 (higher charges may apply)
  • Fast Track (48 hour turnaround within Australia): $33.00 
     

How long will it take?

The delivery of documents from Australian and overseas sources varies between 3 days to 2 weeks depending on availability and mode of delivery.
Loans of items provided through the Document Delivery Service are subject to the conditions of the lending library. Such conditions may include restricted use within the Library only, a short loan period or no extensions.

Please observe the due date marked on the Library label.

Check the progress of your requests

Login using your library barcode and last name (in capitals) to check the progress of your requests.