As of Tuesday, September 8, Bata Library and the Durham GTA Campus Library & Learning Centre will be open to current students, staff, and faculty. For detailed information about the re-opening of the libraries, please see our reopening announcement.

Trent University Library & Archives continues to offer electronic collections and virtual services. Please contact us at to access virtual services and supports. Check for updates regularly on our COVID-19 Alert Page.

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