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Graduate Student Resources: Document Delivery

Libraries' Document Delivery Service

The Libraries' Document Delivery service allows students, faculty and staff to request materials from other institutions.  

1.  Register for a Document Delivery account by accessing the Document Delivery web site at:


2.  Use the patron request form to manually enter the document details on the Document Delivery website.


Place a document delivery request directly from a database using the Check Library Access button. 

Finding Books in Other Libraries

Use WorldCat to find material that may not be available at the University of Manitoba Libraries.  It includes the holdings of more than 10,000 libraries worldwide. 

Borrowing from Other Libraries

UM faculty, staff and students may register for borrowing privileges at many institutions in Manitoba (including but not limited to those listed below) and Canada with which the University of Manitoba Libraries has a reciprocal borrowing agreement.

Borrowing privileges and regulations vary from institution to institution. You must return materials to the lending library directly (in person or my mail). To register at another institution, present a valid UM photo ID card. If you intend to visit other Canadian post-secondary institutions obtain a reciprocal borrowing card from us before you go.   To obtain a COPPUL borrowing card, go to the Libraries Administration office in the Elizabeth Dafoe Library.

Canadian University Reciprocal Borrowing Agreement.

Table 1: *Faculty, staff, and students of CUSB are entitled to UM photo ID cards and are registered as regular UM faculty/staff and students.
Assiniboine Community college Red River College
Brandon University Steinbach Bible College
Canadian Mennonite University University of Winnipeg
*Universitaire de St. Boniface William and Catherine Booth Bible College
Keewatin Community College Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA)
Providence College

United States – OCLC Reciprocal Faculty Borrowing Program

If you intend to visit an OCLC member institution please obtain a reciprocal borrowing card from us before you go. Contact Libraries Administration (474-9881) to register for this card.