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This information is for libraries or institutions that borrow directly from the Laurentian University J.N. Desmarais Library. Individuals should contact their local library to request materials from other libraries.

For instructions and online Interlibrary Loan request forms for libraries without an ILL management system.

In order to use this form you must have either a Library and Archives Canada symbol or a locally created symbol in our VDX system. 

Symbols and Interlibrary Loan Policies in Canada directory

Laurentian University J.N. Desmarais Library symbol and policies.

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Lost / Damaged Material

If an item is lost or returned in damaged condition, a bill for replacement costs plus processing will be issued. Materials overdue for twenty-eight (28) days or longer will be declared lost. The minimum replacement cost is $100: 

  • $75 minimum replacement fee, up to the actual cost of replacement
  • $25 processing fee

When you return billed items, the replacement fee will be waived. The processing fee will NOT be waived. We do not accept replacement copies for lost material.

ILL Charges for International Requests

Without a reciprocal borrowing agreement, the J.N. Desmarais Library charges for international document delivery are:

  • Articles: $20 or 1.5 IFLA vouchers
  • Books/microfiche: $45 or 3.5 IFLA vouchers

If you wish arrange a reciprocal borrowing agreement, please contact