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 and materials in microfiche/microfilm format.


  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 loan periods and if renewals are allowed.

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

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.

Students can borrow the equipment listed below from the Library or Learning Commons. Bring your student card to the relevant desk to get the items.