Interlibrary Loan Service – Fee-for-Service Clients

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 e-mail or call 604.822.6432 if you have any questions.

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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