Interlibrary Loans Borrowing Policy for Western faculty, staff, and students:

  • Interlibrary Loans are available to all registered faculty, students, and staff of Western University and its Affiliated University Colleges (Brescia, Huron, King's, and St. Peter's Seminary).
  • There is no charge for the Interlibrary Loan service.
  • Materials marked 'For Use in the Library Only' must remain in the Library and be returned to the Info Desk before closing at the end of each day.
  • The loan period is determined by the lending library. Typical loan periods are 3-6 weeks without renewal.
  • All material is subject to recall.
  • Failure to return materials on time to Western Libraries will result in fines and suspension of borrowing privileges.
  • The loss of Interlibrary Loan materials should be reported to Interlibrary Loans staff. The borrower must pay the replacement cost set by the lending library.
  • Book bands must be returned with the book.
  • Copyright rules apply to all Interlibrary Loans.