Use these services to obtain items from other libraries. Services are free to University students, staff, and faculty. There are fees for alumni and community borrowers.
TUGdoc is an article delivery service free to all University of Guelph students, faculty, staff and retirees. This service is used to request journal articles through Primo from one of the affiliated libraries (University of Waterloo, Wilfrid Laurier University, Guelph-Humber, Collège d'Alfred, Kemptville College and Ridgetown College and the Annex).
Delivery usually takes three business days.
To place a TUGdoc request:
A request service free to all University of Guelph students, faculty, staff and retirees. This service is used to place requests for Tri-University items to be sent to the TUG pickup location of your choice.
To place a hold or recall on a book:
Racer is an article and book delivery service free to all University of Guelph students, faculty, staff and retirees used to obtain items not owned by one of the Tri-University Libraries.
Delivery usually takes 4 business days; most items from Canadian libraries arrive within 2 weeks. International requests can take longer.
At the racer login, enter your University ID barcode as the login and your password is your last name (lower case). If you do not find the item you're seeking, choose "Blank Request Form" and complete the form.
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Alumni and community borrowers wishing to use the Interlibrary Loan service will be charged a minimum $25.00 plus handling charges.
Copies of articles or documents provided through this interlibrary loan service are made according to the limits specified under Canadian Copyright Law, and the University's Fair Dealing Policy. Generally this means that you may request a single copy of one article from one journal issue, or more than one article provided the total number of pages does not exceed 10% of the issue. Also, submission of the interlibrary loan request constitutes agreement that the materials received will be used by you solely for the purpose of research, private study, criticism, review or news reporting. If used by you for review, criticism or news reporting, you must credit the source, as well as the name of the author of the work. If your request does not meet the above requirements, and a legal copy is not commercially available, you will be advised that your request cannot be filled.