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Inter Library Loan (ILL) is a system of inter library loan service that allow users to borrow and obtain materials not available in UTeM Library collections but still required from any other institutions (Public/Private Universities).


Who is eligible to use ILL?

UTeM staffs and students.

Staffs who are on study leave are not eligible to use this service.


What kind of material can be borrowed through ILL?

  • Books
  • Journal Articles / Magazines.
  • Seminar Proceedings, material which is not in UTeM Library collection.


What kind of material can not be borrowed through ILL?

Thesis, reference materials, serial publications such as magazines and journals. However, articles from magazines or journals can be photocopied.


How many materials can be borrowed at one time?

There is no limit on the loan.


Is there a service charge?

There is no charge imposed to users who use the service.

* Copyright Act 1987 (Act 332)

All applicants who use this service is subject to the regulations and orders recorded in the Copyright Act 1987 (Act 332).


How to make a loan?

Users can send complete application information to our email address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or download the ILL forms below:

Complete the form and send it to the User Advisory Desk (MPP), Library.


How long to process an application?

Applications will be processed within 10 working days.


How long is the period taken by UTeM Library to get the material requested?

Normally books will take 10 - 14 days while articles 3 - 5 days. However, the period is dependent on the availability of the material and subject to the lending library policy.


How long can a material be borrowed?

Term of the loan is dependent on the library that is lending. Usually 2 weeks to 1 month.


Can the applicant renew the loan?

Yes. The borrower must inform the Reference Division by calling 03-331 6834 at least 5 days before the due date. Results for renewing the borrowing term is dependent on the library supplying the materials.


The applicant borrowed books using ILL, and found out that the material is very important and meet the research needs of the applicant. Can the applicant suggests that UTeM Library purchase the said materials to add to the local collections?

Yes. The borrower may propose to UTeM library for the purchase of books which are not in our collection.


For further information, please contact our Customer Service Unit Librarian, Ms. Noraini binti Mohd Noor at 06-331 6834.

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