Interlibrary Loan: Lending Guidelines


Contact Information
Request Methods
Loan Policies
Mailing Policy
Copying Policy
Present Charges
Payment Information
Special Notes

Contact Information

The Document Delivery Services Office is staffed Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (MST).


Contact information for libraries wanting to borrow materials from the University of Lethbridge Library:



Document Delivery Services
University of Lethbridge Library
4401 University Drive W.
Lethbridge, AB T1K 3M4


Phone:  403-329-5198 or 403-329-2264


Fax:  403-329-2234


ILL Symbol:  ALU




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ILL Request Methods


 We do not accept requests by telephone.


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Loan Policies

Loan Period:

Will Lend:

Will Not Lend:

Arrangements may be considered for items normally not for loan.

Mailing Policy

Loans are sent by:

Rush loans will be sent by courier collect to the requesting library; please provide courier name and account number on your request form.


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Copying Policy

It is the policy of the University of Lethbridge Library to comply fully with the provisions of the Canadian Copyright Act.


This institution reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order if, in its judgement, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law.


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Lending/Document Delivery Charges 

Billing Rate Photocopies Loans
Alberta Association of Academic Libraries (AAAL) No Charge No Charge
Alberta Resource-sharing Consortium (ARC) No Charge No Charge
Alberta Not For Profit No Charge No Charge
Council of Prairie and Pacific University Libraries (COPPUL) $4.00 No Charge
CAUL-CBUA, BCI, OCUL $5.00 No Charge
Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) $15.00 No Charge
Canada Not For Profit $15.00 $10.00
Canada For Profit $25.00 $25.00
U.S.A./International Not For Profit $25.00 $25.00
U.S.A./International For Profit $35.00 $35.00


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Payment Information

Invoices are sent annually in January. Invoices for lost materials will be generated as needed. Once an invoice is paid, all charges are nonrefundable. Payment options will be listed on the invoice. If lost, replacement copies will not be accepted.

Special Notes

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 Content Revised: October 27, 2017

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