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Deutsch Intern
University Library
Katalog Website

Interlibrary loan

  1. Open the catalogue and log in.
  2. Fill in the search fields.
  3. Go to the "Catalogues" tab page and click on "Expand selection of databases automatically" or on "Extend search (Interlibrary loan)".
  4. Find the title you want.
  5. In the detailed view, choose "Get it".
  6. Click on "ILL order".
  7. Use the "Interlibrary loan request (Book, etc.)" form, to add any extra information required.
  8. To send your request, choose "Send interlibrary loan request".
  9. When the book is available (after around two weeks), you will receive an e-mail and the information will appear in your library account.

  1. Open the catalogue and log in.
  2. Enter the title of the journal or book.
    Tip: For journals, set the document type to "Journal".
  3. Go to the "Catalogues" tab page and click on "Expand selection of databases automatically" or on "Extend search (Interlibrary loan)".
  4. Find the title you want.
  5. In the detaiedl view, choose "Get it".
  6. Click on "ILL order".
    Tip: Sometimes the link can be found under "Further options".
  7. For journals, enter the year and/or volume required.
  8. For books, click on "Request copy from this book" at the end of the "Interlibrary loan request (book etc.)" form.
  9. Add any missing information on the "Interlibrary loan (copy from …)" form.
  10. To send your request, choose "Send interlibrary loan request".
  11. Once the article has been copied for you, you will be notified by e-mail. It will be ready to collect after around two working days.

Please note that a fee is charged for ordering copies.

In the catalogue, click on "Information" in the menu bar at the top right. Go to "Further options" – "Interlibrary loan request".

Choose and complete the form you need.

In Germany interlibrary loan is regulated by the Regulations on Library Loans (Leihverkehrsordnung). (PDF, 60 KB).


Books are usually free to order. A fee is charged for ordering copies.

Explanatory videos