request BOOKS and Articles

Once registered for distance services, you can request books and articles from the Library collection to be sent to you. Books and other original items cannot be supplied to off-shore students.

Staff and students can borrow books from other Australian University libraries with BONUS+ and ULANZ.
If you are eligible for document delivery, you may also request items not held by the University of Sydney Library.

The Library will cover the cost of postage for outgoing items, return postage costs are covered by the requestor.

  Request copies and books Returning borrowed items

Undergraduate students


Request copies and books from the Library collection

Use BONUS+ and ULANZ to Borrow books from other Australian University libraries

NOTE: Standard conditions of loan apply to all library items borrowed by you


Return postage costs are covered by the requestor

There is no requirement to use registered or next day post, unless you wish to do so

All borrowed items, including BONUS+ and Interlibrary Loans, should be returned to the University of Sydney Library that sent them to you.

See Our Libraries page to locate postal addresses

Honours & Postgraduate students and staff


Request Document Delivery via MyLoans for items not held by the Library & for copies and books from the Library collection. Include DISTANCE CLIENT in other infiormation field of the request form so Library staff know it is a distance request.

Use BONUS+ and ULANZ to borrow books from other Australian University libraries

NOTE: Standard conditions of loan apply to all library items borrowed by you