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Robarts Library retrieval services

If you don't have access to Robarts stacks, you still can still read books, periodicals, and other items from our collection.  We will retrieve the items for you, and you can use them in the library.

Request and pick up your items at the Loan Services Desk on the first floor.  We retrieve items daily:

  • Monday to Friday: 11:00am, 3:00pm and 6:30pm
  • Saturday: 11:00am and 3:00pm
  • Sunday: 11:00am and 3:00pm

Robarts storage

Request items listed in the library catalogue as Robarts storage either in person at the Loan Services Desk or use the Request button in the catalogue:

  • Start at the information page about the item in the library catalogue
  • Click Options
  • Click Request
  • Select the "Request Intercampus Delivery (ICD) / Hold" button
  • Click Continue
  • Click "Request from Robarts storage"
  • Fill in your information
  • Click Submit

Government publication storage

We retrieve these items on a different schedule from Robarts stacks and storage books.

Request items from "Gov Pubs Storage" through the Request button in the library catalogue:

government publications storage request button highlighted