Document supply service (ILL)

Uni ARVE - Uni CMU - HUG academic community

This service allows you to get for free :

  • copies of articles or partial copies of other documents available in our collections (digitization on demand)
  • documents (books or articles) that are not available in our paper or electronic collections (ILL)

How to request an ILL ?

Send us your request  by filling out this form.

Request a book, a thesis

Deadlines

From 2 days to 2 weeks from the date the request is submitted.

The waiting period varies according to the complexity of the request, to the availability of the document and it's origin, to the policies of the lending institution and to the postal services.

Place of withdrawal

You can select the place of withdrawal on our form.

You will receive a message by e-mail when the document ordered will be available. A fee of CHF 10.- is charged for any non-collected ILL request.

Loan period and extension

The loan period is variable and it is communicated to you when you borrow the document.

Please respect the return date of the loan schedule. Fines can be applied in case of late returns.

It is sometimes possible to extend an interlibrary loan. Please, contact your library should you wish to do so.

Request an article, a chapter

Deadlines

From 1h to 1 week from the date the request is submitted.

The waiting period varies according to the complexity of the request, the availability of the document and its origin.

Delivery

Copies will be delivered by e-mail to the address indicated at the time of ordering.

Fees

This service is free for members of the UNIGE (with an e-mail address @unige.ch, @etu.unige.ch or @ hcuge.ch) and is funded by the UNIGE Scientific Information Division (DIS).

However, a fee of CHF 10.- is charged for any non-collected ILL request.