UTS Library

Borrowing from other Libraries

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BONUS+ is available to UTS students and staff

If the book you need is not held or not available at the UTS Library, you can search the catalogues of participating university libraries and request an item using BONUS+ catalogue.

How do I request a BONUS+ book

  1. Search the UTS Library Catalogue
  2. If the UTS book is out on loan, click on the title and then click on the BONUS+ logo to search through BONUS+ 
  3. Login via the Single Sign On with your username and password  
  4. Enter your name and barcode (if not already populated) in the BONUS+ form
  5. Select a pick-up location 
  6. Click Submit

If UTS Library does not hold a book you want

  1. Select the BONUS+ button in the UTS Library Catalogue (top right hand side of screen, next to MyLibrary)
  2. Search BONUS+ catalogue
  3. Click the title you want from the list
  5. Enter your Institution and submit, then name and barcode (if not already prepopulated) in the BONUS+ form
  6. Select pick-up location
  7. Click submit

We will send you an email when your book is ready for you to collect. You can collect the book from the Open Reserve area of the Library on Level 2.

Please note:
- A $5.00 fine will apply to any BONUS+ item that is returned without the book strap (which indicates the BONUS+ Library the item came from). 
- Duplicate requests of the same title/edition will be cancelled.
- For BONUS+ items a non-refundable charge of AU$125/NZ$160 will be imposed for lost, billed or irreparably damaged books (includes a processing fee for some libraries). Replacement books are not accepted.

You can normally expect delivery within 2-4 working days, but it may take up to 7 working days if items are being delivered from Universities in Western Australia and New Zealand.

Online Request Forms

Please check the Library Catalogue and BONUS+ before submitting any of the following request forms:

Articles, chapters and conference papers received in electronic format will be forwarded via email. Please check your email regularly.

Note: Please be aware if we cannot obtain your request within Australia or New Zealand there can be extended delays.


  • Fines of $1.00 per day will apply to any overdue InterLibrary Loan item
  • InterLibrary Loans need to be collected from the holds shelves within 7 days of arrival
  • Replacement costs for lost or damaged InterLibrary Loan items may vary

Remote & Regional Students

Are you a distant or remote student and live 50+ km from the CBD?
Do you require a book chapter held at UTS Library?
If so, please use the Off Campus Document Delivery Form to request a UTS held book chapter.

If you require a journal article held at UTS or at another institution please use the Journal Article Request form.

Access Services - InterLibrary Loans
Email: lib-as-ill@uts.edu.au
Tel: +61 2 9514 3314
Fax: +61 2 9514 3303

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