Interlibrary loan policy

UVic libraries interlibrary loan contact and policy information
Contact information  
Library name University of Victoria, Mearns - McPherson Library
Illume (SHAREit) Library code BVIV
Canadian Library Symbol (LAC) code BVIV
Shipping addresses

Mailing address:

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

Courier address:

Shipping and Receiving
Room 147, McPherson Library
University of Victoria
3800 Finnerty Road
Victoria BC V8P 5C2

Telephone 1-250-721-8236
General information  
Library catalogue

ILL software


Relais (version 2010)


Consortia memberships BC ELN, eHLbc, COPPUL, CRKN, Consortia Canada
Loan information  
Returnable loans

Monographs, microfilm, theses and dissertations: six weeks from date of receipt (subject to recall)

Serials (Canada only): one week from date of receipt

Return mailing cost to be covered by borrower


One renewal for same loan period

Serials no renewals

Non-returnable copies

Copies from print, ejournal, book chapters, microfilm and some complete eBooks

Delivery by email with PDF attachment

Media loans


Phone: 1-250-721-8232

Not for loan

Items in Special Collections, Archives, Reserve or Reference

Fragile or Oversize items at discretion of the library

Copies and loans


Consortia libraries as per agreements
BC public libraries $5.00 per request
All other Canadian libraries $10.00 per request



Copies: $20.00 USD IFM or 2 IFLA vouchers
Loans: $35.00 - $45.00 USD IFM or 4 IFLA vouchers
Renewals No charge
Replacement cost Cost of item plus $30.00 processing charge
Late fees No
Invoice payments

Email: or

Phone: 1-250-721-8234