UK and Ireland

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UnityUK at a glance

UnityUK is a fully integrated ILL service for request management and catalogue searching.  The request process is fully automated and offers member libraries numerous benefits.


  • Accurate, up-to-date information available for every request
  • Reduced turn-around times
  • Improved request tracking
  • Streamlined workflow
  • Management of incoming requests via lender functionality


  • A unique service offering a single point of access to the UnityUK, COPAC and National Library for the Blind Union catalogues
  • Real-time availability checking through live links to contributors’ OPACs
  • Fully integrated, standards based, request management
  • Complete searching and request management from one interface
  • A choice of data contribution methods

We are a worldwide library cooperative, owned, governed and sustained by members since 1967. Our public purpose is a statement of commitment to each other—that we will work together to improve access to the information held in libraries around the globe, and find ways to reduce costs for libraries through collaboration.