Information for External Borrowers
For information on borrowing privileges, community borrower's fees, library cards, and loan periods, please go to:
Library Services at a Distance
The UVic INFOLINE service, developed to provide off-campus students with access to library materials and information, is available, on a fee-for-service basis, to institutions, organizations, businesses, and individuals.
INFOLINE can provide access to a wide variety of literature databases and enable you to retrieve articles, books, and reference information from the University Libraries through a document delivery system.
SERVICES AVAILABLE ON DEMAND FROM THE UVic LIBRARIES:
1. Document delivery of specific titles:
- Interlibrary loan of items not owned by the UVic libraries.
- Provision of copies of articles from publications in the UVic collection.
- Loan of circulating monographs in the UVic collection.
2. Literature searches and reference assistance:
- Database searches to generate lists of references on a specified topic.
- Searches of online and printed sources to locate information or data.
METHODS OF COMMUNICATION:
You can contact the INFOLINE service by telephone, e-mail, fax, or regular mail to request any of the above mentioned services.
- Continuing Studies Library Service
McPherson Library, Room 282
University of Victoria
METHODS OF DOCUMENT DELIVERY:
Material and information will be delivered to you either by fax, courier, or regular mail depending on format, quantity, and urgency.
COST STRUCTURE FOR UVic LIBRARY SERVICES:
The costs associated with INFOLINE may be paid by:
Payment must be made in advance by major credit card (VISA or MasterCard) for all transactions. For information on transaction charges, please refer to our Infoline Rates.
A representative of the UVic INFOLINE service will be pleased to provide further information and discuss individual requirements with you. Please contact us by:
You can also visit the office in person - Room 282 in the McPherson Library. It is recommended that you call the Infoline Office in advance for an appointment.
For more information, contact:
Carol Gordon, Continuing Studies Librarian
Page updated: September 22, 2006