County Library is part of the information resource sharing
network for Ontario
public libraries, allowing patrons access to the collections of
over 175 public libraries in
Ontario, public and academic libraries
across the country, the Ontario Archives, and Library and
is a partnership between the participating public libraries,
Ontario Library Service-North and Southern Ontario Library
Service with support from the Ministry of Culture.
patron has searched the collection of Middlesex County Library,
and does not find what they are looking for, they can request
books and photocopies on Interlibrary Loan.
Microfilm requests also can be filled, but must be viewed
at the Strathroy Public Library.
accept requests for audiovisual material (DVDs, videos, audio
books, CDs etc.) because we do not have a suitable method to
deliver this type of material to the patron’s local branch.
Requesting an Interlibrary Loan (ILLO)
Middlesex County Library catalogue does not have what you are
looking for, you can request an Interlibrary Loan using the
request in two ways.
You can visit any of our fifteen branch libraries and
have the staff request on your behalf.
The other option is the self-service Patron-Initiated
Interlibrary Loan request.
Sign In and
enter your User ID and password as provided by the
Interlibrary Loan office.
Library as your library location from the Authentication
Service drop down menu.
drop down menu.
You will use these search profiles to do your searches.
SOLS Thames South
as your initial search profile, searching libraries in the
using keywords from the title and/or author.
If no matches are found from the first profile,
select another profile and repeat the search.
verify this is the item you want.
Please be sure to choose a record with an ISBN
is how the network sends the requests to other libraries.
Get it! to place
a request. Item
details are automatically entered in the interlibrary loan
the form by selecting your preferred
from the drop down menu at the bottom of the form.
notifying ILLO staff at
Request cancellations must be requested from library staff.
requested material shows received, please do not immediately go
to your library to pick it up.
Wait for library staff to notify you when it is