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Document Delivery Services(원문복사): English

Requesting Items from Other Libraries: Interlibrary Loan FAQs

If the POSTECH Library doesn’t have a specific item you are looking for, you can request them through Document Delivery Service(DDS) or InterLibrary Loan(ILL).
 

What can you request?
Books, book chapters and articles from journals, magazines and dissertations may be requested.


How long does it take to receive materials on Interlibrary Loan?
It depends on the item and the loaning library. In general, books borrowed from other libraries arrive within 5 working days. The average time for periodical article delivery is 4-5 days. Some items may arrive quickly. Some may take more time. If available in electronic format, magazine and journal articles can usually be obtained in three days. Articles available in paper format only as well as all books, can usually be obtained within two weeks.

How do you request materials?
Users may request Document Delivery Service(DDS) from the Library homepage.
A request form can be found under the "Library Services" section on the Library home page.

How do you follow up on interlibrary loan requests?
You can follow up on ILL/DDS request via library homepage> Library Services > ILL. If you have not heard about the status of your request after 10 business days, contact a Librarian at library@postech.ac.kr or (054) 279-2543 to inquire about its status.

Where do you pick up my Interlibrary Loan items?
Notices will be delivered directly to your “postech.ac.kr” email account. The Interlibrary Loan Librarian will call or email you when a book arrives at the library. Books can be picked up at the Circulation Desk on the main (2nd) floor of the library.