Michigan State University

Get It @MSU (Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery)

Welcome to the InterLibrary Services unit, where we borrow materials from other libraries for your use and deliver MSU materials to you through Document Delivery services. We also lend MSU materials to libraries across the world.

Our Policies

Requests for Books, CDs, DVD's and Other Materials:

  1. Check the catalog.
  2. If not owned, search Uborrow.
  3. If not found in Uborrow, search MeLCat (MSU Students, Faculty, & staff).
  4. Community borrowers search here: MeLCat (Community Borrowers).
  5. If not found in MeLCat, request it via Interlibrary Loan/ILLiad.

Article or Chapter Requests:

Service requires that you know the citation of the article or chapter you are seeking.

  1. Check the catalog by periodical title/journal name or book title.
  2. If found as a physical copy, use the call number and location to access
    OR you may use the MSU Article Retrieval Service (MARS) to request a scan.
  3. If not found, request your article or chapter from another library via ILLiad.