I am a current member of Oxford University, but cannot find the book or journal article I need in our libraries. Can I obtain it from another library outside Oxford?
Yes, please make an inter-library loan request. For full details please consult the inter-library loans pages.
I am a member of the Bodleian Libraries (non-blue card holder). Can I make an inter-library loan request through you?
Yes, you can make a request, and further details, including which libraries will accept your application, are given by the inter-library loans pages.
However, please note that making an inter-library loan request through your own public or university/college library would probably be cheaper than making it through the Bodleian Libraries.
I am not a member of the Bodleian Libraries, but can I borrow a book from your library?
Please make an inter-library loan application through your own public or university/college library. The copy of the book you receive (if the loan application is successful) may not come from Oxford. If the book was printed before 1900, it may well not be possible to borrow it via inter-library loan, in which case you may wish to apply for admission to the Bodleian Libraries. Please see the Admissions Office pages for more information.
COPAC is a union catalogue that gives details and locations of material held by the most significant university and research libraries in the United Kingdom and the Irish Republic.
I work at a library and one of our readers would like to see a book that you hold. How do I make an inter-library loan application for this item?
Please consult the inter-library loans pages for details of inter-library loan and document supply services.