Request items not available at YukonU - Interlibrary loans

Due to COVID-19 restrictions in other libraries, we may not be able to accommodate requests for physical books.

Can’t find what you need at Yukon University Library? Request it and we’ll bring it here from another partner library.

Check our FAQ before requesting Interlibrary Loans.

There are different ways to request an interlibrary loan (ILL). Check the description below:

ILL Form

  1. Click on the Interlibrary Loan Request link on the library homepage.
  2. Fill out the information about the item you want to request and your personal information.
  3. Submit your request.

From the library catalogue (Discovery)

  1. Search WorldCat Discovery .
  2. If the item is not found at Yukon U, expand your search to "Libraries Worldwide" (in the column located to the left of the results list), or use this ILL form to request the item.
  3. After you locate the item you want to access, click on the item title, and use the "Place an interlibrary loan request" button located below the item description.
  4. Sign in using your Office 365 credentials.
  5. Fill out the required fields and then submit your request.

From Illume

Illume is a database that simultaneously searches the BC and YukonU library catalogues. To search:

  1. Go to Illume and then search for the item you would like to borrow. For articles, search for the journal title, and then fill the information about the article.
  2. Fill out the the mandatory fields. You will also be prompted to create a password for your request.
  3. Submit your request.

From the library databases

Before requesting, check the Library catalogue (Discovery) to see if the item you are looking for is available.

  1. Click the "Request this item through interlibrary loan" link beneath the desired article.
  2. Fill out the request form.
  3. Submit your request