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Interlibrary loans

Interlibrary loan of literature not available at Jönköping University Library or Jönköping Public Library can be made from other libraries in and outside of Sweden.


Eva Evertsson (head of interlibrary loans)
036-10 10 16

Sofia Nodén
036-10 10 37

The interlibrary loan service is primarily intended for students and staff at Jönköping University. It is also possible for students from other universities to make interlibrary loans, although to a more restricted extent. Please, contact the library for more information, e-mail:

Other library users are referred to their local public libraries. 

What material can be ordered?

Material that you need for your studies or research, and that is not found in our library in printed or electronic form can be ordered by interlibrary loan.

Books that are already borrowed from our library can not be ordered by interlibrary loan.

Please note that certain types of material can not be requested by interlibrary loan, such as reference literature, course literature, journals and, in many cases, exam papers.

How do I make an interlibrary loan?

You can make an interlibrary loan at the information desk or use the request form.

You must always state your library card number when you make a request.

Use My account to check all the interlibrary loan requests that we have made for you.

When we receive the material by interlibrary loan you will be notified by e-mail and you can collect the item at the information desk. Staff at the University will receive their article copies by internal mail.

How much does it cost?

Article copies: 40 SEK/article.
Loan from Sweden, Norway and Denmark: free of charge.
Loan from other countries: 120 SEK/book.


Students: The charge is added to the library card information and is paid at the information desk.
Staff: An invoice is sent to each school each semester.

For distance students specific regulations are applied.

How long does it take?

The delivery time for an interlibrary loan varies, but normally takes 5-7 days. The loan period and other terms are decided by the lending library.

Renewal of interlibrary loans

If you want to renew an interlibrary loan, please contact the University Library by e-mail: You will get an answer to your inquiry as soon as we get information from the lending library

Content updated 2017-02-22

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