Re:Quest Service

Need something from the library? Request it online and we'll get it for you!

With our Re:Quest service, you can:

  • Retrieve, sign-outtrace or rush resources from UVic Libraries
  • Get articles or book chapters scanned or photocopied for email delivery or pickup
  • Request books for pick up at Mearns – McPherson
  • FOR UVIC GRADUATE STUDENTS - Get a book mailed to you if you live in Canada outside of the Greater Victoria area

Re:Quest for pickup or email delivery

How to place a Re:Quest

  1. In the UVic Libraries Catalogue go to the record of the item you need
  2. UVic users can sign in using your NetLink ID
  3. From the blue Actions bar on the right hand side, choose Re:Quest
  4. You can make changes or add notes as needed
  5. Submit your Re:Quest

Re:Quests are processed and made available for pick up

  • Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • You will be notified by email when your requests are available for pick up
  • Re:Quests will be processed within 4 business days wherever possible

Re:Quest for UVic graduate students – Get a book mailed to you

To be eligible for this service, you must be a UVic graduate student currently residing in Canada outside of the Greater Victoria area (i.e.Victoria, Saanich, Esquimalt, Oak Bay, Colwood, Langford, View Royal, Highlands, Metchosin, Sooke, Central Saanich including Brentwood Bay and Saanichton, North Saanich, and Sidney). 

How to place a Re:Quest for books by mail

For requests to send print books to Canadian addresses outside of the Greater Victoria area:

  1. Go to the record of the book you need in the UVic Libraries Catalogue;
  2. From the blue Actions bar on the right hand side choose Re:Quest;
  3. Fill out the form, including mailing address and course number, and make sure you check the box that indicates you are living outside of the Greater Victoria area.

Requests will be processed within 4 business days, whenever possible. A return postage label will be included with the delivery.

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