Inter Library loans

If you need access to materials not held by Marjon Library, we will try to obtain them them from another library.

InterLibrary loans (ILLs) are available to all staff and students, for educational and research purposes only. Allocations vary and are shown below:

Year/course Number of free ILLs allowed 
1st and 2nd year Undergraduate
Foundation students
5 per year
3rd year undergraduate
PGCE students
12 per year
PG certificate, PG diploma and Masters level 20 in total over whole course
Research students 100 in total over the course
Staff 25 per year

Marjon library users may also obtain additional loans at the current cost of an ILL application.

ILL loan charges

InterLibrary Loan book charge £14.65
Journal article SED £10.92
Book renewal £4.85

How can I make an Inter-Library Loan application?

First, always check the Library CatalogueDiscovery and the A-Z listings of Electronic Journals before making a request, just in case the item is already in stock.

To make an application, please complete the form online. You must use your Marjon email so we can verify that you are a current student or member of staff.

There is also an option to download this form (below) and either email to or hand it in to the Library Help Desk, or post to:

The Library/InterLibrary Loans
Plymouth Marjon University
Derriford Road,
Plymouth, PL6 8BH.

InterLibrary Loan application (download as PDF document) (adobe .pdf, 339 kbs)

Please note that the Copyright Declaration section must be signed and fines on your Library account must be paid in full before your request can be processed.

How do I know when an ILL has arrived? How it works:

How long will the ILL take to arrive?

How long can I keep an ILL?