Interlibrary Loan / Document Delivery

Interlibrary Loan

The University Library locates documents from Switzerland and abroad, which are not available in the Bernese libraries and and also cannot be ordered for the desired collection point (Basisbibliothek Unitobler, Münstergasse Library, vonRoll Library, Library of Law or Fachbereichsbibliothek Bühlplatz) by the IDS courier. The loan conditions are governed by the policies of the owning library. The home-loan service cannot be guaranteed (see article 7 of the Regulations on Use)

Delivery Times (not guaranteed):
Switzerland: 1-2 weeks
Germany, Great Britain, Austria, Scandinavia, Spain: 2-4 weeks
France, Italy, Eastern Europe, Overseas: 4-8 weeks

Tariff:
Sourced from Switzerland per document CHF 12
Sourced from abroad per document according to outlay, at least CHF 15
Handling charge for not collected interlibrary loan orders per document CHF 10

Interlibrary Loan order form (for books)

For an extension of the loan period please use the following form:
renewal form for interlibrary loans

Document Delivery

The Bern University Library sends you copies of articles from journals or books digitally or by post. The delivery of copies and their further use is governed by the legal and especially the copyright and licensing provisions. (see article 8 of the Regulations on Use).

Delivery Times (not guaranteed):
Collection of the Bern University Library: maximum 24 hours
Switzerland: 1-2 weeks
Germany, Great Britain, Austria, Scandinavia, Spain: 2-4 weeks
France, Italy, Eastern Europe, Overseas: 4-8 weeks

Tariff:
Sourced from Switzerland per 20 pages CHF 5
Sourced from Germany, Austria (including via subito) per 20 pages CHF 10
Sourced from the rest of Europe (excluding Great Britain) per 20 pages CHF 15
Sourced from Great Britain and oversees according to outlay, at least CHF 20
Commercial customers per 20 pages at least CHF 25 or actual costs

Document Delivery order form
PubMed-ID order form
Loansome Doc