Inter Library Loan Service (ILL)


Inter Library Loan Service (ILL)

The books which are not available in the KDU library can be requested through this service. The library will make arrangement to get the book for a period of two weeks if the requested book is available in another university library in Sri Lanka.

How to apply?

Fill the ILL request form and send to the library email or hand over to the library.

How long it will take?

Usually 2-7 working days. Duration of the processing a request depends on the availability of the book.

Notification and Hold Procedures

We will inform you via phone or email as soon as the item is received or if there is a problem with your request. Normally library will be placed on hold items at the Circulation Counter maximum of 2 days. If the requested person cannot collect the items before the due date, the material will be handover to the particular library. Therefore, we strongly suggest that you collect the items promptly as they are on loan for a limited time duration.

Renewing & Recalls of ILL Books

No renewals are allowed for ILL books and also they are subjected to recall by the library. If the particular user receives a recall notice for the ILL book, please return it within two days to the library.