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ICL is a service through which material held by one UJ campus Library is sent to another UJ campus library for the patron’s convenience.​

Frequently Asked Questions:​​

Q1. What is the difference between Intercampus Loans and Interlibrary Loans?

Answer:

ICL - when you need to borrow items owned by any of the UJ libraries.
ILL - when postgraduates need to borrow items not owned by any the UJ libraries.

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Q2. Who may use this service and How?

Answer:

Registered UJ students and UJ staff may use this service:

- You may not have any outstanding fines on books from any UJ Campus Library
- You must collect the requested items within 5 working days, if not the items will be returned to the lending library
- Complete the online ICL request form

Q3. What may be requested via ICL?

Answer:

  • All the books on the open collection including books on the reading corners
  • Journal article requests will be filled with a photocopy of the article

The following may not be requested via ICL:

  • Special collection items
  • Reserve items
  • Study Collection items
  • Bound volumes and current issues of journals
  • Audio visual materials

Q4. How long may I keep books?

Answer:

Membership Category

Number of
Items

Loan Period
(days)

Fines
(per day)

Renewal

Permanent Staff – Academic

30

60

R 2.00

2

Permanent  Staff Administrative

15

30

R 2.00

2

Temporary Staff Academic

6

14

R 2.00

2

Temporary Staff Non-Academic

6

14

R 2.00

2

Undergraduates

6

14

R 2.00

2

Post-graduates and 4th year degree students

16

30

R 2.00

2​​

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Q5. Office hours and Contact details

Answer:​​

Auckland Park
Kingsway
Auckland Park
Bunting
Auckland park
FADA
DoornfonteinSoweto

Sydney Dhlamini

Keeve ThlabaneMoses Makola  Koki Rangwanasha  Duduzile Chulu
Phone: (011) 559-2678Phone: (011) 559-1376Phone: (011) 559-1086​Phone: (011) 559-6886Phone: (011) 559-5666
Office hours:
07:30 to 16:00
Monday to Friday
Office hours:
07:30 to 16:00
Monday to Friday
​Office hours:
07:30 to 16:00
Monday to Friday
Office hours:
07:30 to 16:00
Monday to Friday

Office hours:
07:30 to 16:00
Monday to Friday

Q6. How long does it take and how will I know when the ICL items arrive?

Answer:

Requests are processed during week days only. Availability, transit time, and other factors impact on the time of arrival. Items generally arrive within 2 to 3 working days.

You will not be notified when the items arrive. It is your responsibility to phone or collect the items within 3-5 working days after submitting your request​​

Q7. How do I return borrowed items?

Answer:

Items borrowed via ICL must be returned to the same Campus Library where it was requested from.
Please return items on time - patrons with overdue materials will be blocked from checking out additional items.

Q8. What about costs?

Answer:

The ICL service is free of charge.
You will be liable for all standard fines and fees if you do not return the material on the due date.

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