Borrowing from other libraries (Interlibrary Loan)

Looking for a resource at another campus or not in a Georgian College Library? We would be happy to order it for you.

What is Intercampus Loan?

Through Intercampus Loan, you can

  • borrow materials from one of the other campus libraries
  • request a book or magazine or DVD from another campus
  • have these materials delivered to you at your campus

Can't find what you need? Students can borrow material outside Georgian's libraries through [Interlibrary Loan].

Intercampus loans are available to anyone holding a current Georgian College library card, alumni card, Barrie Public Library card or Rama Mnjikaning First Nations (RMFN) library card.

Some restrictions apply.

This video demonstrates how to request a book from another Georgian campus.

I want that book! Getting a book from another campus
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I want that book! Getting a book from another campus

At Georgian, it doesn’t matter what campus you go to, you have access to the resources at all the campuses. Have you found a book at another campus? Want to look at it? We can get that book to you! Just follow this example.

Let’s say you did a search for “resumes” and found several books. [click the checkbox: Georgian books on the shelf] Here’s a title at Barrie campus and it says it’s “On the shelf”. Select/click “check availability”. Look for “Place Hold” on the left hand side and select it. Enter your library UserID & PIN, select the campus to send it to and click PLACE HOLD.

If you do not have a Library UserID & PIN, please call us at 1.877.890.8477 or 705.722.5139. The book will be sent to your campus reception or library. You will be contacted through your Georgian email or by phone when the book can be picked up.

Borrow from another Georgian Library location

Through "My Account" in the library catalogue, use the "Place a Hold" feature to request a resource from another campus and have it delivered to a campus of your choice.

What to expect when borrowing from another Georgian Library location:

  • Transfers between campuses take approximately 2-4 business days (excluding holidays)
  • We will email you via your Georgian email address when the item has arrived
  • Items can be returned on or before their due date, to any Georgian Library location
  • If you place a hold on an item that is already checked out, you'll be notified when it is available


  • Reference and Reserve materials may not be borrowed through intercampus loan


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