Interlibrary Loan Service – Fee-for-Service Clients

COVID-19 Update – Due to the current situation relating to COVID-19, we are unable to fulfill Interlibrary Loans at this time. We are sorry for the inconvenience and hope that you are able to find the material you are looking for elsewhere.


The Law Library would be pleased to fulfil 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.)

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

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 call if you have any questions 604.822.6432.

Fee Schedule

Requestor Material Delivery Method Fee
Non-Profit Organizations (libraries, museums, archives, hospitals and other non-profit institutions) Book Mail or pick-up $12.00
Article Mail or pick-up $12.00
For-Profit Organizations and all International Requestors Book Mail or pick-up $20.00
Article Mail or pick-up $20.00**
(apply to all of the above)
Fax within BC No charge
Fax outside BC $10.00
Rush (within 3 hours) $20.00


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