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Theology: Indigenous Perspectives: InterLibrary Loans & Document Delivery

The purpose of this guide is to help users find printed and electronic resources related to Indigenous perspectives of Christian theology available at the Tyndale libraries and beyond. Thank you to our former Education Librarian Mark Mueller who created a

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Document Delivery @ the Tyndale Libraries

  • Library users that are taking distance courses at Tyndale are residing outside the Greater Toronto Area may check out books and/or other materials either in-person or by mail.
  • Please fill the following online request form to request a resource through the documentary delivery program.
  • For more assistance, contact the Public Services Librarian via email ( or via telephone (416-226-6620 ext. 2126).

Delivery of Materials:

  • The Tyndale Library will mail your library books via Canada Post.
  • The Tyndale Library will also pay for the postage and the return postage of the books for patrons within Canada.
  • Students residing in the United States will have to pay for their own return postage.

Loan Periods:

  • The loan period is three weeks (21 days)
  • You are allowed to renew your item(s) twice unless the item has been requested by another library patron

Fees for material delivery service:

  • $1.00 per book requested
  • $0.10 per page for articles scanned/printed within Copyright guidelines
  • $2.00 for each article obtained through interlibrary loan service
  • An invoice will be included with the shipment of materials. Payment is required with the return of materials.

Library resources excluded from the Document Delivery program

The following types of resources are not able to be signed out through the Document Delivery program

  • Print reference materials
  • Course reserves 
  • Curriculum resources
  • Materials from the Tyndale Library archives
  • Journal articles available through Tyndale's electronic collections 

Interlibrary Loans @ the Tyndale Libraries

Books and articles that are not a part of the Tyndale Libraries' collection may be requested through an interlibrary loan. There are two ways that you can apply for an interlibrary loan:

  • Look up the book or article in WorldCat. Click on the "Request item through interlibrary loan" button in the WorldCat record
  • Complete the interlibrary loan form at

If you are requesting for the interlibrary loan item to be delivered to your house via regular mail, please allow at least three weeks for your item(s) to arrive.

Borrowing regulations:

  • Loan period for some materials may be shorter
  • The due date for all materials shipped is printed on a due date slip
  • Loan periods and renewals if available are determined by the lending library. The loan period is often just two weeks.
  • Materials will not be sent to any student with outstanding charges on their library account
  • Overdue notices are sent to your email account. The status of loans are reflected in each patron’s borrower's account in WorldCat, and should be checked regularly

Fees for Interlibrary Loans:

  • $1.00 per book requested
  • $2.00 for each article obtained through interlibrary loan service

An invoice will be included with the shipment of materials. Payment is required with the return of materials.

Library holds @ the Tyndale Libraries

  • The Tyndale Libraries will only place holds on books or other items that are currently checked out to another user
  • The Tyndale Libraries will not place holds on course reserves or items that are currently in the library
  • Library holds can be placed through WorldCat. Once the item is returned to the libraries you will be notified via email to come pick up the item