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Interlibrary Loan

Humber Libraries provides Interlibrary Loan services to two groups

  • the Humber Community (faculty, students and staff)
  • External Libraries

Humber Community

This service is for requesting items that Humber does not have in its collection.


  1. Fill in the Interlibrary Loan form.
  2. An email notification will be sent once your requested item has arrived.
    • Note: books can take 7 days to arrive.
  3. Pick up the item within 3 days at the circulation desk of the chosen campus.
    • Note: books will not be held for late pickups.
  4. Return the item to the same campus.


  • The lending library decides costs for borrowing, loan periods and if renewals are allowed.
  • Fines for overdue items are also based on the policy of the lending library not Humber.
  • Any overdue fines are paid to Humber when the item is returned.

External Libraries

Worldshare Libraries

  • Send your request through the Worldshare portal instead of using the form on this page.

Other Libraries

Lending Policies

We will lend:

  • Humber books
  • Articles from journals and magazines

We will not lend:

  • Textbooks
  • Reference material
  • Issues from journals and magazines
  • CDs and DVDs

Costs and Loan Periods

Humber books

  • No charge for 1-3 items
  • 2 week loan period
  • 1 renewal of 2 weeks
  • Response time is usually 4 business days.


  • $5.00 for 1-10 items
  • $15.00 for 11-30 items