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 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.