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Inter-Library Loans

Books that are not avail­able at WU or any other uni­versity lib­rary in Vi­enna may be ordered from other lib­rar­ies as in­ter­-lib­rary loans. Journ­als are not avail­able for in­ter­-lib­rary loan, but cop­ies of in­di­vidual articles can be re­ques­ted through the doc­u­ment de­liv­ery ser­vice.

Be­fore Or­der­ing

Search the Aus­trian Lib­rary Net­work Search En­gine to make sure that the book is not avail­able at any uni­versity lib­rary in Vi­enna be­fore pla­cing an order for an in­ter­-lib­rary loan.

Fees

Loans within Aus­tria are sub­ject to a charge of € 2 per book, while loans from out­side Aus­tria cost a min­imum of € 10 per book, de­pend­ing on the fees charged by the is­su­ing lib­rary.
The WU Lib­rary bears the costs for doc­u­ment de­liv­ery and in­ter­-lib­rary loans ordered by fac­ulty mem­bers and re­search­ers for teach­ing and re­search pur­poses.

De­liv­ery times / Pick­-Up

You will be no­ti­fied when the book ar­rives. Al­low for a de­liv­ery time of at least two weeks. In­ter­-lib­rary loans can be col­lec­ted and re­turned at the lib­rary front desk from Mon-­Fri, 9am-7pm. The con­di­tions of the is­su­ing lib­rary ap­ply, mean­ing that the length of the loan period may vary.

Con­tact

El­isa­beth Ruhs - tel.: +43-1-31336 ext. 4912

Sabine Kern­bichler - tel.: +43-1-31336 ext. 4911

Email: fern­lei­he@wu.ac.at

How do I order books which are not avail­able in the WU Lib­rary via in­ter­-lib­rary loan?

1. To order books via in­ter­-lib­rary loan you need a valid WU lib­rary card.

2. Open the WU cata­log: kata­log.wu.ac.at

3. Log in to the cata­log us­ing your your WU lib­rary ID.

4. Click In­ter­-Lib­rary Loans.

5. Fill in the order form and con­firm by click­ing Order.

You will be no­ti­fied via email as soon as the ordered book has ar­rived.

In­ter­-lib­rary loans can be col­lec­ted and re­turned at the lib­rary front desk from Mon-­Fri, 9am-7pm. WU staff re­ceive the books via in-­house mail.

The con­di­tions of the is­su­ing lib­rary ap­ply, mean­ing that the length of the loan period may vary.

Where can I see the list of books I have ordered via in­ter­-lib­rary loan?

Log in to your lib­rary ac­count and choose Re­quests.

The list con­tains the books which you have ordered via in­ter­-lib­rary loan.