Interlibrary Loan

What is Interlibrary Loan?

  • Interlibrary loan or ILL assists scholarly research by obtaining library materials unavailable in UTM Library.
  • ILL locates needed materials by borrowing books or obtaining photocopied materials on behalf of UTM Library patron from other libraries/institutions inside or outside the country.
  • This service is eligibile to all UTM Library registered members.

What Should You Know Before Applying Interlibrary Loan

  • Before applying for Interlibrary Loan, please check the availability of the item in PSZ collection (via OPAC and PSZ subscribed online databases). ILL is only applicable for item which is NOT AVAILABLE in UTM Library
  • Item requested must not be on loan by other user. Reservation can be made via OPAC if the item is on loan.
  • For each application you made, you will be charged RM2.00. This is a processing fee and it is non-refundable. Payment must be made at the Circulation Counter, PSZ after you have received the confirmation reply.
  • Applications to PSZKL and Perpustakaan Menara Razak are free.
  • A maximum of five (5) titles are allowed per application. Fill in all the required information in the interlibrary loan form correctly.

How to Apply?

Application for this service can be made in two ways :

  • Applying via Research Support Consultant Desk
  • Consult the Librarian at the Research Support Consultant Desk to request for ILL service.
  • Complete an ILL request form for each item needed.
  • Hand in the completed form to the Librarian for action to be taken
  • Applying Online
  • Please select request below for applying inter library loan (login needed)


How to Check Loan Status?

Please access trough eLibrary login (link below) to check your interlibrary loan status