Interlibrary Loan Service – Fee-for-Service Clients

Please e-mail your requests to Generally, materials will be prepared for delivery by the next working day.

The Law Library would be pleased to fulfill your legal information needs. If you need to borrow a book or obtain a copy of a journal article, case, or other similar material, we will prepare the material for you for a fee. (For individuals not associated with a university, institution or business: please make your interlibrary loan request through your local public library.)

Include as much information as is possible when making your requests:
– citations: titles, authors, dates and page numbers
– address, contact names, telephone and fax numbers
– expectations of type of delivery and completion times
– special requirements such as photocopy method: enlargement, reduction, etc.

Fee-for-service charges are outlined in the fee schedule below. Additional charges are outlined at the bottom of this fee schedule and include a rush service charge. Please e-mail or call 604-822-6432 if you have any questions.

Fee Schedule

RequesterMaterialDelivery MethodFee
Non-Profit Organizations (libraries, museums, archives, hospitals and other non-profit institutions)BookMail or pick-up$12.00
ArticleMail or pick-up$12.00
For-Profit Organizations and all International Requestors
BookMail or pick-up$20.00
ArticleMail or pick-up$20.00**
(apply to all of the above)
Fax within BCNo charge
Fax outside BC$10.00
Rush (within 3 hours)$20.00