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Lending policies

 

The Vaughan Memorial Library at Acadia University lends to libraries in Canada, the United States, and abroad. Loans are three weeks with no renewals. Acadia University is a member of the Council of Atlantic University Libraries.

The National Library Code for Acadia is NSWA.

The following types of material are available for interlibrary loan:

  • books (except for non-circulating items and books in poor condition)
  • conference proceedings
  • government documents
  • microforms
  • theses on microfiche
  • ERIC documents on microfiche
  • CIHM documents on microfiche

These types of materials are not available for interlibrary loan:

  • bound and loose serials
  • newspapers
  • videos
  • films
  • CDs
  • LPs
  • cassettes
  • kits
  • computer software
  • genealogy materials
  • rare books
  • special collections materials
  • maps
  • new bookshelf materials
  • bound theses (note that bound theses can be copied and loaned through ILL for 25 cents per page; please contact Archives & Special Collections at (902) 585-1771 or archives)

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Costs

Loans:

Libraries

Loans

Urgent Service

All Atlantic Canadian libraries, ACMC, CARL, CAUL, CDBUA, COPPUL and OCUL

free

+$10.00

Other Canadian libraries

$8.00

+$10.00

Library and Archives Canada

free

free

U.S./international libraries

$20.00

+$15.00

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Invoices will be sent out semi-annually in January and July.

Acceptable methods of payment are:

Credit card

Epayments: https://go.acadiau.ca/library/ePayment/entry.jsp
Fax: (902) 585-1748
Phone: (902) 585-1112

Cheque or Money order

 

Loans are generally processed and shipped within 1 working day.

Copies:

Libraries

Copies

Urgent Service

All Atlantic Canadian libraries, ACMC, CARL, CAUL, CDBUA,COPPUL and OCUL)

$5.00

+$10.00

Other Canadian libraries

$8.00

+$10.00

Library and Archives Canada

free

free

U.S./international libraries

$20.00

+$15.00

 

Photocopies are generally processed and shipped within 1 working day.

Acadia University observes Canadian copyright legislation.

Invoices will be sent out semi-annually in January and July.

Acceptable methods of payment are:

Credit card

Epayments: https://go.acadiau.ca/library/ePayment/entry.jsp
Fax: (902) 585-1748
Phone: (902) 585-1112

Cheque or Money order

 

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How to request material

Requests for loans and photocopies should be e-mailed to ill@acadiau.ca. Our NLC code is NSWA. Acadia uses the Relais system.

Requests can also be placed via:

  • fax: (902) 585-1748
  • Ariel: (ariel.acadiau.ca)
  • telephone: (902) 585-1112 or (902) 585-1685
  • mail:

Interlibrary Loans
Vaughan Memorial Library
Acadia University
Box 4
Wolfville, NS B4P 2R6
CANADA

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Contact us

For questions regarding interlibrary loans, please e-mail

ill-inquiries or call (902) 585-1112 / (902) 585-1685.