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Using RACER

RACER, which stands for Rapid Access to Collections by Electronic Requesting, is an automated interlibrary loan service for Ontario universities managed by Scholars Portal.

Search Results

The Search Results Page:


Can I request something I can't find in a search?

"Once you hit search, you will see RACER's status is Connecting. This means it is sending a request out to all of the catalogues. Running a search may take a minute; RACER is looking in a lot of places! Once your search has been run, the status will change to Presenting. This status sits at the bottom of the results page, along with details about how many items came back."