Trent University Library & Archives continues to offer electronic collections and virtual services. As part of the University’s limited and reduced campus presence, Bata Library and the Durham GTA Campus Library & Learning Centre are closed and physical collections are unavailable. Virtual services and support are available by contacting Check for updates regularly on our COVID-19 Alert Page.

Curbside Pickup for Faculty & Graduate Students is available starting June 23rd.

Faculty Services: Interlibrary Loans

RACER (excluding Media)

  • This is the direct link to RACER, our ILL system.  Use this if you are already registered and know how to use the system.

Media requests via RACER

  • If you wish to borrow media from another library, use this ILL Media Requesting form.
  • See Trent’s Media Collection for more information on obtaining films/videos/media.

RACER Instructions

  • RACER is the Interlibrary Loans system used by all Ontario University libraries.
  • Read this if you aren't familiar with RACER yet. You can register and login from here.

General Information

  • Information on how to order ILL items, policies, etc.


  • How to contact the ILL Office.

Reciprocal Borrowing