Michigan State University

Request Non-MSU Material

NOTE: By accepting material through the interlibrary loan (ILL) process, you agree to the InterLibrary Services' Overdue Fines and Terms of Use policies. 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  i
  3. If not found in Uborrow, search MeLCat (MSU Students, Faculty, & Staff)  MeL  i
  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*

  • Please see the Off-Campus Users page, if you are more than 50 miles from the main campus.

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.