Inter Library Loan

Any in Danube University Krems’ library unavailable scientific literature the team will gladly procure from other libraries, if these are members of the inter-library loan exchange.

How to order

Readers are advised to check our online catalogue, if the item is currently available.

To order books via Interlibrary loan, click on the menu bar "Interlibrary loan" in our library online catalogue. The order form appears after login and needs to be completed in full and subsequently submitted.

Please note: only registered users may place an order.

Each incoming order will be processed immediately.

We would like to remind you that unfortunately not every item can be procured by inter-library loan.

Max. 5 books can be ordered per person / per week.

Online Catalogue


The costs for purchased books are taken by the person ordering.

Orders cost € 5,00 per book.

In case of cost limitation, or billing to a certain cost center (only for employees of the Danube University), please fill in these requests in the box "special order requests".

Unclaimed orders will be charged either with an allowance of €5,00 per item.

Delivery Time

Expected delivery times for interlibrary loan orders are as followed:

  • Books from Austria:       1 - 2 weeks
  • Books from Germany:    2 - 3 weeks


Loan Period

The library borrowing the books determines the duration of the loan; this period varies between 1-6 weeks.

Interlibrary loan return-deadlines cannot be extended; the borrowing period starts by the day of notification.     


Pick Up / Return

As soon as the interlibrary loan has arrived you will be informed by email. The notification will be sent to the email address you specified in your library account.

Materials are to be collected from the library, and as well returned there.

Within three days borrowings are to be picked up otherwise they shall be returned to the handing-out library.

Please not, that books are not sent to any private address.


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