Resource Sharing

The University of Adelaide can supply a loan or copy of most print items from its collections to other libraries registered through Libraries Australia and overseas libraries.

  • Non-Libraries Australia members will need to register to enable electronic requests.
  • Once you have registered, please submit all supply requests via our electronic request form.

Contact us

  • Phone: +61 8 8313 5346
  • Email:
  • Mail: 
    Document Delivery
    Barr Smith Library
    Gate 5 Frome Road
    The University of Adelaide SA 5005
  • ABN: 61 249 878 937
  • NUC symbol: SUA
  • OCLC symbol: LE1 OCLC ILL - requesting only 

Lending policy

  • Monographs: 10 weeks, one renewal, copies can be supplied.
  • Theses: check Library Search, as they may be freely available online, or contact us to determine availability.
  • Microform: 10 weeks, one renewal, copies can be supplied.
  • Not for loan: Rare Books and Special Collections, Reference, Serials, Newspapers, High Use Collection.


Note: all charges are in Australian dollars.


The University Library charges Australian libraries the standard ACLIS/ ILRS code charge.

  • Loan: ACLIS rate - $28.50
  • Copies: ACLIS rate - $18.50
  • Rush/Express: ACLIS rate
  • Thesis copy : $150 minimum, additional charges may apply. Please contact us to request a full quote.


  • Loan: AUD$50.00 or   5 IFLA vouchers
  • Copies: AUD$23.00 or 2 IFLA vouchers (50+ pages, add $8.00 per 50 pages)
  • Thesis copy: PDF or CD, AUD$150 minimum or 10 IFLA vouchers. Please contact us to request a full quote.

Payment methods