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Interlibrary loans for other libraries

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Libraries in Sweden, as well as in other countries, can request loans or copies from the University Library’s collections.

If you can access the Libris ordering procedure, please order in Libris.

Order in Libris (Libris interlibrary loans 

Other libraries can use our interlibrary loan service.

Request an interlibrary loan (Interlibrary loan service

Loan period

Loans will be automatically renewed if there is no queue. The loan period is a maximum of 12 times 28 days.

Check your loans in the library catalogue LUBcat. Your username is your Libris code in lowercase letters, and your password is 1234.

Log in to the library catalogue (LUBcat

Libraries without the Libris code can email requests to fjarr [at] ub [dot] lu [dot] se (fjarr[at]ub[dot]lu[dot]se).

Terms and conditions

Articles from journals and material that can be copied onto 25 A4 pages are scanned and emailed to publicly funded Swedish libraries. The receiving library may not release the scanned copy electronically; the article must be printed and handed out to the borrower.

Deliveries and claims

We use PostNord to pack and ship interlibrary loans from Lund University Library. If a shipment from us does not reach your library or is damaged upon arrival, we are responsible for claiming the shipment with PostNord. Please let us know within 20 days of your ILL request if your shipment hasn't arrived or is damaged.

If a shipment disappears or is damaged on its way back to us, then the borrowing library must claim with their shipping service.


  • Copies to publicly funded libraries: SEK 80.
  • Copies to other libraries/companies: SEK 150.
  • Copies to libraries/companies outside the Nordic area: 2 IFLA vouchers/Invoice SEK 150.
  • Loan of books to publicly funded libraries in the Nordic area is free.
  • Loan of books to other libraries/companies in the Nordic area: SEK 150.
  • Loan of books to all libraries/companies outside the Nordic area: 2 IFLA vouchers/invoice SEK 150.


Email: fjarr [at] ub [dot] lu [dot] se (fjarr[at]ub[dot]lu[dot]se)
Phone: +46 46 222 91 88