Individual QNL members are eligible to request materials through DDS.
Materials that can be requested
Materials not eligible for request
Submitting a request
For the time being, the DDS is free of charge for all QNL members.
Processing any DDS material in general takes 2 to 3 working days from the time of request till delivery. Each request is processed case by case and some might take longer time with delay at the suppliers’ end or because of standard mail delivery delay.
The requested material is sent to the requestor via e-mail.
DDS follows Qatar copyright law and the IFLA “International Resource Sharing and Document Delivery: Principles and Guidelines for Procedure”. Requesters of DDS must obey the copyright law in Qatar and any obligations imposed by the supplying library. The supplied documents shall not be used for commercial purposes. They can only be used for private study, scholarship, or research. In particular, the requestor is not allowed to sell or distribute the document to others.
Please send your enquiries regarding the status of your request to email@example.com.
Document Delivery Section,
Qatar National Library, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Qatar Foundation, OCLC Symbol: QAFCL
PO Box: 5825, Office Hours: 7:30 am - 3:30 pm
Doha - Qatar Sunday - Thursday
Check FAQs for additional information on Document Delivery Service and Inter-Library Loan.
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