In response to the provincial shutdown of non-essential services, the UTM Library is closed. We continue to provide access to online resources and services.
There is no need to return your books at this time. All loans will be extended, and no late fees will be charged.
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Interlibrary Loan

U of T students, faculty and staff can now search for and submit requests electronically for material not held by the U of T Libraries by using RACER.

  • First –time users must register. 
  • Connect to register.
  • Connect to Racer at: http://racer.scholarsportal.info/
  • Login to Racer:
  • Login is the 14 or 16 digits of U of T Library barcode
  • Password is PIN (last four digits of student/personnel id)
  • Your library is Toronto
  • Edit your Profile (first time only) to select catalogues you wish to search
  • Click on Standard Search or Advanced Search (left side bar) to find item you want and follow on-screen instructions to submit a request
  • If you cannot find the item you want:
  • Click on Blank Request Form (left side bar)
  • Select Journal Article, Book or Other in Item Type to start entering required information
  • Submit your request

Notification and Pickup

You will be notified by e-mail or telephone when requested material has been received. Materials are to be collected from Information & Loans in the U TM Library.

Charges and Payment for Interlibrary Loan Material

Within Canada: Book loans from other Canadian universities are free. There is a minimum charge of $5.00 for copied articles. CISTI charges $11.30 per copied article.Please check with the Resource Sharing Department in the UTM Library for specifics at 905-828-3881.Payment for ILL services can be made by credit or debit at Information & Loans when picking up material. ILL fees may also be charged to your budget account and /or research grant. Patrons are responsible for all charges once an item has been requested.For any questions regarding Intercampus Delivery and Interlibrary Loan, please contact the UTM Resource Sharing Department.