Interlibrary Loan service allows our library users (GPRC students, staff and faculty) to request and obtain:
If a book is available from a NEOS library (you see it in the catalogue, but not at GPRC)
you can place a NEOS request for it by clicking on the “Place Hold” link.
How do I make an ILL request?
This is the ILL link found in the databases (left) and this is the ILL link found in the A-to-Z list (right) :
How long it takes for Interlibrary loan requests to arrive at the GPRC Library depends on different factors, e.g.:
Start your research early.
To avoid unnecessary waiting, prior to submitting an ILL request please confirm your desired material is:
To track you ILL requests, you need to log into your ILL account.
You can see the status of your requests by following the appropriate links under My Requests:
Click on the + sign at each PAT number to display the request information:
By following the History link within that window, you can see the exact status of your request and any messages or notes:
Please contact the Library Service Desk or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you need help deciphering this information or if you wish any help with your interlibrary loan requests.
How will you know when the material has arrived and is available for pick up? After your interlibrary loan request has been processed there are two types of email messages sent to your GPRC email account:
To avoid having your ILL email notifications ending up in your spam folder, please add the following email addresses to your contact list:
How long do you have to pick up your interlibrary loan materials?
Please be aware there is $2.00 per day overdue fine when books are not returned by the due date.
Your TAL (The Alberta Library) card
If you have a current GPRC Library Card you can get The Alberta Library (TAL) card to borrow materials from other Alberta Libraries. Register for a TAL Card at one of the Circulation Desks.