Interlibrary Loan Information for External Libraries

The following information is for libraries wanting to borrow material from CapU Library. If you’re a registered Capilano University student or employee refer to Interlibrary Loan Guidelines then fill out the Interlibrary Loan Request Form.


Contact Information
Library/Organisation Name: Capilano University Library
Illume (SHAREit) Library code: BVAC
Canadian Library Symbol (LAC) code: BVAC
Shipping address:  2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver BC V7J 3H5
ILL contact telephone: 604 986 1911 ext. 7419
ILL contact email:
General Information
Library Catalogue URL:
ILL software: Relais
Consortia memberships: COPPUL (Full member),  BC ELN (Full member), CRKN
Loan Information
Returnable Loans:  6 weeks
Renewals: Yes, 2 renewals for all books
Non-returnable Copies:

Print photocopies, electronic articles, Book chapters. 

Delivered via Relais post-to-web (Generic script messages) (ILL Requests) (ISO messages)

Media Loans:

Most DVDs & Blu-rays are allowable for ILLs - however, we do not have ILL rights for all titles. Inquire for details.

Requests should be sent to (as per BC ELN instructions)

BC ELN member libraries only. No lending permitted to public libraries.

Not for Loan: Reference, Reserves
Shipping:  We ship books via Canada Post to most public and post-secondary libraries within British Columbia. A courier is used to deliver media requests and some interlibrary loan materials to Metro Vancouver post-secondary institutions where agreements exist. Articles are delivered as pdf attachments via email.
Non-returnable Copy charges (outside of Illume):

BC Public Libraries, BC ELN, COPPUL, OCUL, CAUL, BCI : Free

Other Canadian & International Libraries : $10.00

Renewals: 2 renewals
Replacement charges: To be determined by Collections Department.
Late fees:  
Invoice payments: Invoice to follow. email


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