Interlibrary loans

Information for individuals

Loans and photocopies of material from the Institute's Library are available via interlibrary loan. Please contact your own library to arrange this.

We are not a member of the CAVAL Reciprocal Borrowing Scheme.

Information for libraries

Procedures and charges are based on the Australian Interlibrary Resource Sharing Code.

Receiving requests

Our preference is that requests be placed through the Libraries Australia Document Delivery service. Please note:

  • AIFS Library will accept RUSH or EXPRESS requests through  Libraries Australia Document Delivery (LADD) service.
  • Only requests stipulated RUSH or EXPRESS will receive priority processing.
  • The requesting library must notify AIFS by telephone when a RUSH request has been placed through LADD.
  • If your library is not a member of Libraries Australia Document Delivery (LADD) service, we will accept online requests to our Interlibrary Loans Officer
  • Urgent requests will be treated as core (standard) interlibrary loan requests.

Charges for interlibrary loans

Our preferred method of payment is through the Libraries Australia Document Delivery payments service.

If your library is not a member of Libraries Australia Document Delivery (LADD) service we will send you an invoice for the cost of the ILL.

Overseas charges (except New Zealand)

Copies
$35.00 (AUD) payable by credit card

New Zealand

$15.00 (AUD) for Core (standard) delivery of copies and loans. Our preference is that New Zealand Libraries use Libraries Australia Document Delivery (LADD) service. If your library is not a member of LADD service, we will accept online requests to our Interlibrary Loans Officer. We will send you an invoice for the cost of the ILL.

Lost items

Charges are calculated at the replacement cost of the item plus a $50.00 non-refundable administration charge.

AIFS ABN no: 64 001 053 079

Contact interlibrary loans

Tel: (03) 9214 7859 or (03) 9214 7888
Fax: (03) 9214 7951
Interlibrary Loans Officer

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