Please send your requests to email@example.com. ILL requests are processed Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:30pm.
- Electronic items are delivered by email.
- Book loans are delivered via courier to the requesting library.
As part of the reciprocal nature of Interlibrary Loan we share resources with local and international libraries. We lend library to library only. Individuals who would like to request an item from SMU Libraries should contact their institution or public library to place a request.
- Books from the Reserves collection
- Books from the Special collections
- Journal issues, magazines, newspapers
- Audio-visual materials
|Article cost||Delivery time||Loan Cost||Loan duration||Renewal|
|Singapore Libraries||S$15 for first 10 pages, S$2 for every subsequent 10 pages||By email (within 5 working days)||S$10 per book (requesting library arranges their own collection)||3 weeks (including weekends and public holidays)||Once|
|International Libraries||S$15 for first 10 pages, S$2 for every subsequent 10 pages||By email (within 5 working days)||2 IFLA vouchers or S$30 plus courier fees||6 weeks (including weekends and public holidays||Subject to Approval|
There will be a 7% Goods and Service Tax charged to the cost for Singapore libraries.
Late returns will incur overdue fines at S$1 per day.
The requesting library is responsible for borrowed materials from the time they leave SMU Libraries’ premises until they have been returned and received by SMU Libraries. If damage or loss occurs, the requesting library is responsible for compensation or replacement. Applicable charges will be advised by SMU Libraries.