Loans from other Libraries

If you have searched DTU Findit and not found what you were looking for, you have various options for loans from other libraries.

Order yourself via
You can benefit from ordering books through yourself; this will ensure a shorter delivery time. is a database where you can search and order material from all public libraries in Denmark, including the other Danish university libraries. contains both books and journals.
When you order or borrow material through, you choose at which library you want to pick up the material. If you choose DTU Library, here called Technical Information Center of Denmark, you can choose between Ballerup and Lyngby. If you are employed at DTU, we will forward the material to your DTU address.

It is not necessary for you to register as a user at Just state your CPR number and DTU e-mail adress.
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Borrowing books via DTU Library
If you have searched both DTU Findit and and still have not found what you want, you can order books from other Danish and foreign libraries via DTU Library. This option does not apply to private users. When ordering, please use this form in DTU Findit.

Loan period and renewal of loans from other Danish libraries
The loan period for books borrowed by DTU Library on your behalf from another Danish library is usually 4 weeks from the date of receipt at DTU Library. Whether or not the books can be renewed, depends on the rules of the lending library. Please contact DTU Library if you want to renew your loan,
Loan period and renewal of loans from foreign libraries

The loan period for material borrowed by DTU Library on your behalf from a foreign library, varies from library to library. However, the loan period is usually 4 weeks. Material from foreign libraries can not be renewed.


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