External Libraries ILL Policy

Emily Carr University Library Illume BC interlibrary loan (ILL) policy for external libraries.

For ECU community members looking to place an interlibrary loan, please visit our ILL page. This policy page is intended for external libraries looking to borrow material from the ECU Library.

These policies are current as of May 17, 2021 and reflect any service changes due to COVID-19.

Contact Information

Library NameEmily Carr University of Art and Design
Illume (SHAREit) Library codeBVAE
Canadian Library Symbol (LAC) codeBVAVSA
Telephone604 844 3077
AddressEmily Carr University Library
Interlibrary Loans
520 East 1st Avenue
Vancouver, BC
V5T 0H2, Canada

General information

Library Catalogue URLhttps://emilycarr.bc.catalogue.libraries.coop/
ILL SoftwareSHAREit
Consortia membershipsBC ELN

Loan information

Returnable Loans5 weeks
Non-returnable CopiesPhotocopies/scans made for print and ejournals, book and ebook chapters, unless licensing restriction applies.
Media LoansBC Post Secondary Institutions only
Not for LoanSpecial collections, Periodicals, Reference, Reserves.


Non-returnable Copy charges (outside of Illume)Requests from libraries outside of BC are accepted at reciprocal rates
Replacement chargesReplacement cost