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Borrow & Renew

Request an item from another library 

If MU Libraries do not own a book, you can request to borrow the item from another library. 


Items available to borrow

  • Physical books
  • Physical media
  • Electronic or print copies of articles
  • Electronic or print sections/chapters from books


Items unavailable to borrow

  • Entire e-books

  • Streaming audio and video

  • Material on Reserve in the library

  • Textbooks and required readings used in classes



Request item from our catalog

  1. Find the item in our catalog

  2. Log in with your MU credentials
  3. Submit your request
  4. MU Library staff will send your request out to other libraries to fulfill.
  5. Once the item arrives, MU Libraries staff will contact you when the hold is available for pickup.