Libraries

Interlibrary loan policy

Submit requests to UVic interlibrary loan. If you need a username and password, please email us in the .

Contact us:

Phone: 250-721-8234
Fax: 250-721-8243
ARIEL: ariel.library.uvic.ca
NUC Code: CaBVIV
OCLC Code: VT2

Our mailing address is:

Interlibrary Loan - Lending
McPherson Library
University of Victoria
P.O. Box 1800 Stn CSC
Victoria, B.C.
Canada V8W 3H5

Lending policies:

Books

  • If a circulating copy is available, we lend for three weeks from date of receipt.
  • Books are non-renewable.

Periodicals

  • Not available for loan.

Dissertations and theses

  • If a circulating copy is available, we lend for three weeks from date of receipt.
  • Many are available from Library and Archives Canada through the Theses Canada Portal or you could search our institutional repository, UVic Space.

Microforms

  • We lend microfilm and microfiche for three weeks from date of receipt.
  • We do not lend BC newspapers between Sept. 1 and April 30 of each year.
  • A microfilming service is not available.

Audio-visual materials

  • Not available for loan.

Charges and billing

Charges

  • Books to COPPUL, CARL and ELN members: no charge.
  • Books to BC Public libraries: $5.00 per title.
  • Books to other libraries: $10.00 per title.
  • Books to non-Canadian libraries: $10.00 per title, plus shipping charges.
  • Photocopies to COPPUL, OCUL, CAUL, ELN members: standard charges as per agreement.
  • Photocopies to other libraries: $10.00 for 1-40 pages, then .25 per page.
  • OCLC - IFM participant: $25.00 IFM charge per request; non-IFM requesters not accepted by OCLC, please use email.

Billing policy

  • Invoices are issued quarterly.
  • Exceptions exist for consortia and other special agreements.