Interloans

By: Wellington City Libraries  06-Dec-2011
Keywords: Libraries

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About this service

If Wellington City Libraries does not hold an item, we can place an Interloan request with a library that does.

Who: Anyone with a current library card

What:

Books, articles, theses, music scores, audio-visual material and car manuals

How:

Cost:
  • Standard New Zealand interloans: $14 (Please note that this charge applies whether or not the interloan is successful)
  • Urgent New Zealand Interloans: $30
  • Interloans from Australia: from $20
  • Other International Interloans: between $25 - $100 (a quote will be provided for the specific item)
Arrival time for a standard interloan: Depends on the availability of the item at holding libraries. It's advisable to plan ahead when requesting material, as there could be a delay e.g. where the item is already on loan.
Lending period: This depends on the library it is borrowed from (usually about three weeks)
Renewals: The Interloans team can put in in a request for a renewal if you require further time. If approved by the lending library, the renewal is free of charge.
Urgent Interloan:
Notification: Central Library - The Interloans team will contact you by email or telephone to let you know that the interloan has arrived, if you indicated your pickup branch as Central
Collection: Central - Collect at the Issues desk on the Ground Floor

Branch - Collect at the desk of the branch library.

The information in this article was current at 02 Dec 2011

Keywords: Libraries

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