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Faculty Services

Interlibrary Loans

Loans [excluding media items]

  • Interlibrary loans are primarily obtained via an automated network of thousands of libraries throughout Canada and the United States.

Policy

  • See the Interlibrary Loan page for details of ILL policies.
  • Due dates for interlibrary loan materials are subject to the loan policy of the lending library.
  • Contact Interlibrary Loans for specific enquiries.
    • Email: ill@twu.ca
    • Phone: 604-513-2121 (ext. 3902)

Procedure

  • If the request is not granted by the lending library the requester will be contacted for a decision with regard to further searching at a later date.

Charges

  • TWU & ACTS faculty receive ILL requests at no charge.

Reciprocal Borrowing

Reciprocal Borrowing

Most academic libraries in BC allow reciprocal borrowing using a TWU ID card. See the CPSLD Reciprocal Borrowing page for more information.

Trinity Western University is a member of COPPUL (Council of Prairie and Pacific University Libraries). This membership provides reciprocal borrowing and interlibrary loan privileges to all faculty, graduate students and staff of member institutions.

A COPPUL Reciprocal Loan Program card may be obtained at the circulation counter.

See the Borrowing at Other Institutions page for more details.