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Interlibrary Loans: Submit a Request

Interlibrary Loans for VIU Students and Employees

If certain books or articles that you need for your research are not in our collection, we may be able to get them for you from another library at no charge.

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Journal articles take about 2-3 days and books take 1-2 weeks. These times are estimates. Items may arrive sooner or later depending on where they are shipped from.

Other Libraries Wishing to Borrow from VIU Library

Please log in with your account to place your requests. Don't have an account with us yet?  Please contact us to have your account set up.

Overdue Interlibrary Loans

Library borrowing and online access privileges may be suspended when interlibrary loans are long overdue. Borrowers are expected to pay the replacement cost of lost or damaged items. If long overdue items are returned, replacement costs may be waived, and borrowing and online access privileges may be restored.

How to Request an Interlibrary Loan

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