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Interlibrary Loan

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Contact Information

Opening Hours


Sunday-Wednesday                 09:00 - 21:45
Thursday                 09:00 - 19:00


When the Interlibrary Loan Department is closed, please ask at the Circulation Department.

Tel. 02-5881123

There is no charge for this service.

Who is entitled to use the service?

Anyone with a valid reader’s card. This service is for teachers and students of the Hebrew University (for free from 01/11/18 – pilot project)

How does one use the service?

  • Forms can be obtained at the entrance to the Interlibrary Loan Department or from the links at the top of this page.
  • After your order is received (and usually within two weeks), you will be contacted by e-mail. Books will be kept for you for in the Interlibrary Loan Department for two weeks. If the department is closed please request your order from the supervisor of the Circulation Department. Articles will be sent by e-mail.
  • Books are loaned for only 8 weeks, no renewals.
  • If the book is required by the loaning library, a notice will be sent to the reader.

What can be ordered?

Mt. Scopus Readers

  1. Books from other Hebrew University campuses and other university and college libraries in Israel and abroad that are for loan for a week and more.
  2. Articles from university and college libraries in Israel and abroad (not from microfilms).
  3. Scans of materials from the library collection is a charged service, available only for borrowers with a budget number

Readers from Abroad

  1. For articles from books or journals held in the Hebrew University Libraries, please turn to your respective Interlibrary Loan Department at your institution.
  2. Please note: We do not send books from our collection abroad. You may try to locate the  item you need at the National Library and request it from their Interlibrary Loan Department, 

This service is free of charge (pilot project from 01/11/18)


  • Readers who do not return requested items on time will have their library privileges revoked until the items are returned and all fees are paid.
  • Readers who lose a book will have their library privileges revoked until payment is made to the Interlibrary Loan Department for the loaning library.

Copyright Notice

Copyright Law governs the making of photocopies and other reproductions of copyright material. Libraries and archives are authorized to provide a photocopy or other reproduction for private study, scholarship or research only. If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or other reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use", that user will be liable for copyright infringement. The library reserves the right to refuse to accept an order if, in its judgement, fulfillment of the order violates copyright restrictions.