Intra-library/Inter-library Loan (ILL) & Document Delivery Services (DDS) guidelines


Intra-library/Inter-library Loan (ILL)

  • Intra-library/Inter-library loans service is available to all staff and students with a valid UCSI University ID card.
  • There is no charge for loan service.
  • Requests must be submitted to [email protected].
  • Before submitting the request, ensure that the item is not held in requestor’s campus library by checking in OPAC.
  • There is no limit to the number of request. (depends on IPTA policies)
  • It generally takes two (2) weeks to obtain requested items from other UCSI libraries.
  • Staff and students will be notified by their registered UCSI email when requested items arrive and must be picked up at the Circulation Desk Library Counter.
  • If an item is needed for a longer period, the same policy on renewal for all UCSI Library loans will be applicable.
  • Loans returned late are subjected to the same penalties as all UCSI Library loans.
  • UCSI Library may cancel any requests if you have lost your borrowing privileges due to overdue items or incurred fines.


Document Delivery Services (DDS)

  • Document Delivery Services (DDS) provide individual customers and users with copies of documents (mainly articles published in scientific journals) on demand.
  • Eligible for full-time academic staff, research assistants and postgraduate students.
  • DDS handles requests for journal articles only.
  • The following types of materials are not included in DDS such as books, audio-visual materials, reference materials, entire issue of a journal and theses as well as dissertations.
  • There is no charge for loan service.
  • IMPORTANT NOTE ON COPYRIGHT: The article can be shared for Personal Use, Internal Institutional Use and Scholarly Sharing purposes only.