Interlibrary Loan is a Document Delivery service allowing users to request books and articles not available in the Lakehead Library collection. Requests are placed through a system called RACER.

See Interlibrary Loan - FAQ for further information and assistance, including How do I reset my RACER password?

Thunder Bay Campus: Users with additional inquiries should contact the Document Delivery Office (807-343-8135), located on the main floor of the Chancellor Paterson Library. E-mail may be sent to

Orillia Campus: Users can visit the library, email, or call 705-330-4010 ext. 2250 (Harvie Legacy Library) or ext. 2252 (Orillia Education Library)

Orillia users please note: To request books from the Chancellor Paterson Library and the Education Library, use the Request link in Omni (you must sign in first to Omni).