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Interlibrary Loan / RACER

Interlibrary Loan is a Document Delivery service allowing users to request books and articles not available in the Lakehead Library collection. Requests are placed through a system called RACER.

See Interlibrary Loan - FAQ for further information and assistance, including How do I reset my RACER password?

Thunder Bay Campus: Users with additional inquiries should contact the Document Delivery Office (807-343-8135), located on the main floor of the Chancellor Paterson Library. E-mail may be sent to Operating hours are Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm.

Orillia Campus: Users can visit the library, email, or call 705-330-4008 ext. 2250 (University Ave) or ext. 2252 (Heritage Place).

Orillia users please note: To request books from the Chancellor Paterson Library and the Education Library, use the Request link in the Online Catalogue. To request articles from the Thunder Bay campus, email the citation information to

Last Updated: May 3, 2019 3:00 PM