What is Document Delivery Service?
All current Bond University staff, postgraduate and undergraduate students can request delivery of items which are not held by Bond Library. Our Document Delivery service will attempt to locate and supply items from another library or commercial document supplier. All requests must be related to your teaching, research, study or employment at Bond.
Who is eligible to use this service?
All current Bond University staff, postgraduate and undergraduate students are eligible to use this service.
What can be requested?
Eligible staff and students can request a range of material not held by Bond Library including:
- Copies of journal or newspaper articles, conference papers, book chapters, legal cases and legislation
- Loan of items from other collections such as books, DVDs, standards
Not sure if we can supply some other type of resource? Ask Us.
Placing a request
Requests can be submitted using the forms below:
Please provide as much information as possible.
How long will it take?
Times will vary and are dependent on the type of material being requested, accuracy of the request details you have provided, and availability of material.
Books may take approximately 5-10 days to arrive.
Journal articles may take approximately 3-5 days to arrive.
How will I receive the book or journal article?
Items obtained on loan from another library will be sent via the internal mail. Documents are delivered electronically where possible. When copyright or licensing restrictions prevent electronic delivery they will be sent via the internal mail.
You will receive an email when items obtained on loan from another library are ready for collection from the Library and Computing Service Desk in the Main Library. Documents are delivered electronically where possible. When copyright or licensing restrictions prevent electronic delivery they will be available for collection from the Library and Computing Service Desk in the Main Library.
How long can I borrow?
Books may be borrowed from 4-8 weeks depending on the lending library's policy. Photocopies may be kept.
Will it cost anything?
No. The Library pays for the cost of all document delivery requests.