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Interlibrary loan

Only students and staff of Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute can order delivery of publications from the collections of other Ukrainian if the documents are absent in our electronic catalogue.

Within the interlibrary loan, other libraries of Ukraine can also order the delivery of publications from the Library collection for their clients.

  • you can not take outside the library the documents you get delivered for interlibrary loan, but you can read them in the library reading room;
  • you can not order for the interlibrary loan manuscripts, documents published as manuscripts (dissertation theses and abstracts, reports), patents, of Ukraine on standards (DSTU) and international standards (GOST), newspaper files, rare and valuable books;
  • the service is free of charge*.

How to use (for users)

  • check if the document you want is in our electronic catalogue;
  • fill the online form for interlibrary loan order or send an email to the email mba@library.kpi.ua with bibliographic data of the document you need, your name and surname, reader card number, phone number, and your email. Wait for the confirmation letter;
  • you can receive your order at the Library in 3 working days (in some cases we need extra time for the search, then it might take up to 5 days). You have to take your reader card with you. The received documents can only be used in the Library reading room.

How to use (for the partner libraries)

For how long interlibrary loan can be taken

  • books – up to 30 days;
  • periodicals – up to 14 days;
  • the period for the popular documents can be shorter – 3 to 10 days.

Lost and damaged documents

If you lose or damage borrowed items, you have to replace them with the documents of the relevant value.

*the cost of postal services is paid by the library user


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