As a registered user of the Campus Library you can use the interlibrary loan service of the German libraries and have media from other libraries delivered to the Environmental Campus. It is possible:
A flat-rate expense charge is levied per order, which is settled via a transaction number (TAN).
The order can be done by yourself on your own computer or end device. Alternatively, we will carry it out together with you at the information desk of the library.
In the following overview you will find the most important information about interlibrary loan.
The interlibrary loan is carried out via the DigiBib research Portal. It offers you the possibility to search for a medium in different catalogues and databases simultaneously and to order it if necessary.
For the meta search you can choose i. a.:
Important: You cannot search directly for articles in the above mentioned catalogues and databases (i. e. with the names of the authors or titles of the articles). You must search there for the journals or collective works in which the articles are contained!
A direct search for articles is possible by selecting "Full-Texts".
The interlibrary loan service offers registered users the possibility of having scientific literature from other libraries come to the Campus Library.
However, the following documents are excluded from interlibrary loan:
Expense flate rate (fees)
As a cost for an interlibrary loan, you have to pay a flat rate fee per ordered medium (book, article copy, etc.). The amount is also due if the order cannot be fulfilled positively (i.e. if, for example, no library can deliver the document within the desired period).
The lump sum is settled via the acquisition of transaction numbers (TAN).
The amount of the expense flate rate is determined by the maintenance providers of the lending libraries (see Annex 5 of the Leihverkehrsordnung Rheinland-Pfalz, p. 333).
Overview of fees (per medium):
Additional costs may apply if copies of more than 20 pages are made. The amount of the costs depends on the respective lending library.
To be able to make an interlibrary loan order, you need a transaction number (TAN) for each medium. This is used to settle the flat rate for expenses.
The acquisition is possible:
As a registered user of the Campus Library you have an interlibrary loan account. It allows you to track the status of your orders.
To log in and use the account, please proceed as follows:
It is not possible to give a reliable indication of delivery times. From experience you can expect the following times (without guarantee):
As soon as your order arrives at the library at the Environmental Campus, you will be notified by e-mail. You can then pick up the medium at the information desk of the library.
To return media (books etc.) borrowed via interlibrary loan, please use the return terminal in the room in front of the library. Simply let the item slide through the return slot; it will be automatically returned. Please leave the loan receipt in the book!
Press the button on the right to get a return receipt.
Note: Text copies do not have to be returned, they remain in your possession.
For all media (books, DVDs, etc.) that you borrowed via interlibrary loan and returned or renewed too late, overdue fees will be charged:
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