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Interlibrary Loans and Document Delivery Service

To obtain items that are not available from Omni Partner Libraries, our Interlibrary Loan (ILL) and Document Delivery Service will order it for you from another Library via our resource sharing system.

What can be borrowed

  • books
  • journal articles
  • book chapters
  • theses (check if available online first)

Laurentian is unable to supply any loaned materials from other libraries to students residing outside North America.

Create a request

In Omni, sign in to your account to find the item you need. 

You can request physical books as well as digital-format articles and chapters/excerpts through Omni's request form that is displayed when you click: Not available locally, check for more options -> Get it from another library from a search result.


Current students, faculty, staff, retired faculty (including adjunct faculty). 

The service is not available for alumni, community borrowers, and other external borrowers; contact your local public library for interlibrary loan services.

What can’t be borrowed

This service normally excludes:

  • periodical volumes or issues (ie. journals)
  • reference works
  • rare books
  • eBooks
  • items that are already in our collection, even if they are currently in use.

Required textbooks are available at the University Bookstore.

Contact Us

Please email or visit the Library Services Counter at the main entrance of the J.N. Desmarais Library.