UVic alumni and external borrowers

The UVic Distance Learning and Research office, developed to provide distance students with access to library materials and information is also available, on a fee-for-service basis, to institutions, organizations, businesses, and individuals.

We enable you to receive articles, books, and reference information from UVic and other libraries.

Please note: Items requested are made persuant to the fair dealing guidelines of the University, library database licenses, and other university licenses and policies. The item may only be used for the purpose of research, private study, criticism, review, news reporting, education, satire or parody. If the item is used for the purpose of review, criticism or news reporting, the source and the name of the author must be mentioned.
NOTE: The use of this copy for any other purpose (e.g., commercial use) may require the permission of the copyright owner.

Requests for materials can be made using this form.

The following services are available through our office:

  1. Loan of circulating monographs in our collection.
  2. Provision of copies of articles from publications in our collection.
  3. Interlibrary Loan of items not owned by UVic Libraries.
  4. Searches of online databases and print sources to locate citations or information on a requested topic. ($35 per 1/2 hour)


*New charges effective October 1, 2016

distance learning and research charges for external clients

* Printing or photocopying charges - add $5 per item

For more information or to submit a request, please contact us.