Research

Resource Sharing

Information for other libraries and agencies worldwide about obtaining resources from UniSA Library.

  • Only requests sent by any of the following methods will be accepted:

    • Libraries Australia Document Delivery Service
    • Alma Resource Sharing
    • By email: ill@unisa.edu.au for organisations not using LADD
    • For fast track items, please call:
      • Domestic Phone: (08) 8302 6641
      • International Phone: +61 8 8302 6641

     

    Credit card details must be supplied by fax or telephone before your request will be processed.

  • The University of South Australia Library holdings can be viewed on the Library catalogue and via Libraries Australia

    The following items are available for loan. Renewals for items borrowed within Australia are granted upon request, subject to level of demand from our students and staff.

    • General collection monographs  -  4 weeks
    • Central store material  -  4 weeks
    • Audio visual Resources - 4 weeks

     

    Items held in the following collections are not available for loan:

    • David Murray Collection
    • High Demand collection
    • Special collections
    • Journal collection

     

    Document delivery services from the abovementioned collections are available subject to copyright compliance.

     

    Check the Library Catalogue for the full list of serial titles we hold in both print and electronic format.

    • Most of our Higher Degree by Research theses are available under Open Access in the Research Outputs Repository.
    • The cost of this service is AU$16.50 (includes GST).
    • A quote and details regarding the requesting procedure and estimated delivery times will be sent to you.
    • Only credit card payment will be accepted if not requesting via Libraries Australia Document Delivery or Alma Resource Sharing.
  • The University of South Australia Interlibrary Loans Supply Service supports all service levels described in the Australian Interlibrary Resource Sharing (ILRS) Code.

    The item or an email detailing why we are unable to fulfil your request will be sent within the maximum supplier turnaround time as set out below:

    Express: 2 hour maximum supplier turnaround time.

    • Service charges (plus cost of delivery if applicable): $16.50 + $33.00 levy

    Rush: 24 hour maximum supplier turnaround time.

    • Service charges (plus cost of delivery if applicable): $16.50 + $16.50 levy

    Core (standard): 4 working days maximum supplier turnaround time.

    • Service charges (plus cost of delivery if applicable): $16.50

     

  • Documents will be sent either as Email attachments or postal delivery.

    Delivery method for loans depends on destination as outlined below:

    Adelaide Metropolitan Area:

    • Australia Post eParcel which offers next day delivery or same day service if the item is sent by 11 am
    • Adelaide Academic and Research Libraries courier for libraries subscribing to this service. This service offers a same day or next day delivery dependent on a libraries ranking in the courier schedule

    South Australia country:
    Australia Post eParcel

    Interstate:
    Australia Post eParcel

    Overseas:
    Air mail - delivery time varies with destination locations
    EMS International Courier

    Other:
    As specifically arranged by the requesting library

    • Payment through the Libraries Australia Document Delivery service or Alma Resource Sharing are the preferred methods of payment.
    • Payments from other libraries will only be accepted by credit card.
    • Credit card details will need to be provided before the request can be processed.
    • If the item is supplied payment will be processed and a receipt sent.
  • Photocopies: journal articles, sections of books
    Prices quoted are for copies in black and white reproduction. Prices for special copying i.e fragile material or colour copies are negotiable.

    Standard (Core):

    • $16.50 up to 30 pages
    • $3.30 for each additional 30 pages
    • No delivery charges for documents sent electronically by Ariel or as email attachments.

    Express and Rush

    • Local:
      ILL charge: $16.50
      Express levy: $33.00
      Rush levy: $16.50
      Fax: 
      • Local up to 10 pages: $0.00
      • Each additional 10 pages: $3.30
    • STD
      ILL charge: $16.50
      Express levy: $33.00
      Rush levy: $16.50
      Fax, STD per 10 pages: $3.30

    Books and audio visual resources
    Standard (Core):
    • $16.50 per volume/video/kit
    • Outward delivery costs paid unless otherwise agreed

    Express and Rush

    • Courier charge: at cost
    • Theses:
      • Standard (Core): $16.50 per copy

    Fines and fees apply to ILL loans

  • Photocopies: journal articles, sections of books:
    Standard Service:
    AUD $15.00 per item plus air mail postage

    Rush Service:

    • AUD $24.00 sent by Ariel/Electronic
    • AUD $30.00 up to 10 pages by Fax + Extra AUD $6.00 for each additional 10 pages.

     

    Books and audio visual resources
    Standard Service:

    • AUD $15.00 per volume / kit plus air mail postage

    Rush Service:

    • AUD $24.00 per item plus air mail postage

     

    Theses
    Standard Service

    • AUD $15.00 per item plus air mail postage for loan
    • AUD $65.00 per item plus air mail postage for copy

    Fines and fees apply to ILL loans

  • For more information please contact the Interlibrary Loans team:

    Email: ill@unisa.edu.au
    Phone: (08) 8302 6641
    Fax: (08) 8302 3746

     

    International
    Phone: +61 8 8302 6641
    Fax: +61 8 8302 3746

    University of South Australia
    Interlibrary Loans & Document Delivery
    Mawson Lakes Campus Library
    Mawson Lakes Boulevard
    Mawson Lakes 5095
    South Australia

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