Due to the ongoing situation with COVID-19 and to assist in limiting transmission of the virus through surface contact the Library Service will no longer supply print items (excluding urgent patient care requests).
All Interlibrary Loan requests will be fulfilled in electronic format where possible. You will be advised if your request is not available in electronic format.
For URGENT requests please call 7074 2659 between business hours.
Urgent requests can only be processed between 8:30am-5:00pm Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays)
1. Complete a blank request form (login with your SALUS username and click Create Request from the left-hand panel). ** Check the Library catalogue before submitting a request - you may have immediate access to the item
2. From any OVID database. Click on "Item not available...Request it!" to generate a pre-populated request form
3. Look for the 'Unavailable through SALUS...request it!' button when searching the catalogue. Tip: You may need to scroll down the page to see the 'request it!' button
4. Look for the blue bar that says "Item unavailable through SALUS? Click here to request an Interlibrary Loan!" at the top of the screen when you search the catalogue.
Yes! The majority of requests are free, with the cost covered by the SA Health Library Service. If there is a fee involved Library staff will contact you before making a purchase
You will need a username only. This will be your current SALUS username
There is no need to use more than one username or swap between accounts when making requests. Simply choose one of your current SALUS usernames to use for all your submissions
Yes, requests can be submitted from any device or location with an internet connection
Most articles will be accessible from your Document Delivery account. Login to check your requests or access PDF documents
Email the Interlibrary Loans team here
Phone the Interlibrary Loans team on 8282 0777 or 7074 2659
Links checked 29/05/2019