Michigan State University

Request Non-MSU Material

NOTE: By accepting material through the interlibrary loan (ILL) process, you agree to the InterLibrary Services' policies as outlined on the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page. Law Library patrons, please use the MSU Law Library: ILL Service.

Copy of Article:

  1. Check the catalog by the Periodical Title/Journal Name
  2. If not found, request copy of article.

Books, CDs, DVDs and Other Material:

  1. Check the catalog.
  2. If not owned, search Uborrow UBorrow
  3. If not found in Uborrow, search MeLCat (MSU Students, Faculty, & Staff)  MeL
  4. If not found in MeLCat, request it via interlibrary loan.


  1. Check the catalog.
  2. Check ProQuest Dissertations and Theses for full text.
  3. If not found, request thesis/dissertation.

Book Chapter:

  1. Check the catalog.
  2. If not found, request book chapter.

For more details on all the options, see the InterLibrary Services guide.

Additional Service Options:

Law Library patrons

Medical patrons at remote sites

Distance Learners*

Community Borrowers*

* If you are using MelCat to request material, you may find it more convenient to request the material through your local public library for local pickup.