This information is for libraries and institutions who are borrowing materials from Carleton.

Carleton students, faculty, and staff who are interested in borrowing materials from other libraries can do so using Omni. See: Borrowing.

General Information for Libraries and Institutions

Address:

Carleton University Library Interlibrary Loans

1125 Colonel By Drive, Room 220

Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA

K1S 5B6

Email: interlibraryloans@library.carleton.ca (for inquiries only)
AFN inquiries (Omni Partners) libraryservices@cunet.carleton.ca
ILL Symbols:

OOCC (Library and Archives Canada)

CEF (OCLC)

Office Hours:

For inquiries, please contact staff through email for questions.

See Library Hours for holiday closures.

To place a request:

Requests should be submitted as an Alma Resource Sharing Partner or through OCLC.

Institutions that cannot use these methods should contact us at interlibraryloans@library.carleton.ca


Material Not Available for Loan

  • Periodicals
  • Archival items
  • Rare books
  • Books on course reserve
  • Newspapers
  • Reference books
  • Audio-visual materials
  • Microforms
  • Electronic resources

Theses and Dissertations

Carleton's theses' and dissertations can be accessed online in our institutional repository, CURVE.

We do not lend our preservation or unique copies of Carleton theses. If we have a microfiche copy we will lend it. If we do not have a microfiche copy, we may lend a circulating paper copy. We will photocopy a thesis with the author’s consent only in cases where the thesis is not available from ProQuest.

Copying

  • Microfilming services not available.
  • All photocopying must conform to current Canadian Copyright Act.

Charges

Loans:

Effective September 1, 2011

Canadian Libraries:

Free to our partner libraries (OCUL, CREPUQ, COPPUL, CAUL)

$10.00 per loan for non-partner libraries including public libraries, government libraries, non-profit institutional libraries, and for profit institutional libraries and corporations

American and International Libraries:

Effective August 1 2011 we will no longer be participating in OCLC’s LVIS agreement.

$30.00 per loan. American libraries please note: we will not supply material that is readily available from other American libraries.

American or International non-partner libraries - $30.00 per loan.

Copies

Effective September 1, 2011

Canadian Libraries:
$5.00 to our partner libraries (OCUL, CREPUQ, COPPUL, CAUL)
$10.00 per copy for non-partner libraries including public libraries, government libraries, non-profit institutional libraries, and for profit institutional libraries and corporations


American and International Libraries:
Effective August 1 2011 we will no longer be participating in OCLC’s LVIS agreement
$20.00 per copy
$1.00 per page for colour copies

Replacement Charges Actual cost of replacement in Canadian dollars plus a $20.00 processing fee. When the actual replacement cost cannot be established, the replacement charge will be $75.00 plus $20.00 processing fee.
Payment

Invoices: semi-annual

International: IFLA vouchers accepted

OCLC locations: IFM billing

Please wait for the semi-annual invoice (January-July). Cheques and money orders should be made payable to Carleton University. VISA and Mastercard are accepted.

International Loan Information

Please include the following information when returning international loans:

Rate Classfication: Books and Sheet Music
Attention: Revenue Canada
Tariff: 9813.00.00 or 9814.00.00
GST code: 66
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