Interlibrary Loan

Use RACER to obtain items from other libraries that are NOT in PRIMO*

  1. Sign in
    RACER (login English)
    RACER Entrer (Français)
  2. Your Login is your University ID barcode
    Your Password is your last name (lowercase)
  3. Choose Guelph as your Library location

Use “Blank Request Form under “My Account” (left side of the page)

  • If you have most of the item citation information
  • If a RACER search fails to find an item

Using RACER: Guelph

About the RACER Service

  • RACER is a free service for University students, staff, and faculty
  • Alumni and community are not eligible for RACER InterLibrary Loan service
  • Allow 3-4 business days for delivery of Primo items unless the item is on loan
  • Allow at least 2 weeks for items from other Canadian libraries
  • International requests take longer
  • Borrowing periods and late fees vary for each lending institution
  • Electronic fulfillment is used:

    • If licensing permits, you are emailed a link to an electronic copy
    • If licensing prohibits electronic copies, a paper copy is provided
  • You will receive an email when the request arrives or if the request is cancelled

* Obtain articles from other TUG libraries with RACER

  • Use the “Request an Article” tab in Primo
  • Tip: Check our E-Journals list

Put Holds & Recalls on physical items in Primo

  • Use the “Locations & Requests” tab

Read more about the RACER service