Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

Interlibrary Loan is a service which allows users to access materials available at Israeli universities and colleges other than Tel-Aviv University.

The service, which is a joint venture of Israeli Universities, is available for a fee. The cost of ordering materials from colleges is usually higher.

Please note: the service does not apply to all Israeli colleges.

Materials not available at any Israeli university or college can may sometimes be ordered from libraries abroad.

​The following Israeli universities participate in this joint venture:

  • Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
  • Bar-Ilan University
  • Haifa University
  • The Hebrew University Libraries
  • The Technion
  • The Weizmann Institute of Science
  • The Ben-Gurion Research Institute for the Study of Israel & Zionism
  • Which items can be requested ?
  • Submitting a Request
  • Pickup and return of ILL Items
  • Request items from abroad
  • Payment Trems & Conditions

One can request items which are not owned by any of the Tel-Aviv University Campus libraries.

Please confirm, via the DaTa system, before submitting your request(s) that the item(s) is/are not available at any of the Campus Libraries.

There are 3 exceptions under which item(s) can be requested even if the catalog shows them listed in TAU libraries collections:

  • "Lost" or "Missing" status – If the item can't be located on the shelf. Please ask the librarian to search for the missing book – After an intensive search; the librarian may change the status to "Lost" or "Missing".
  • "Binding" status.
  • If you've encountered any "Special/Unusual" circumstances – please elaborate. We may allow exceptions.​

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