Interlibrary Loans


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If you can’t find what you’re looking for, you may be able to find it in another library system.

Next, try searching


One of the members of The Alberta Library consortium may have it. If you find it, you can:

  • Have it delivered to an EPL branch for pick up by clicking on the REQUEST button.
    • NOTE: Delivery may take 4-6 weeks.

If you require it sooner, please consider either of the following options:

  • Borrow directly from Alberta's academic (university/college), public, and provincial special libraries using a TAL Card.
  • Borrow directly from Alberta’s public libraries with your EPL card by using the ME Libraries.

Couldn't find it in either or

If you can't find your item using TAL Online, all is not lost. You can complete the request form below and we’ll do our best to find it for you.

Please note that the limit of 5 active ILL requests per customer includes all requests, whether submitted through TAL Online or through this form.


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