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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

MU Libraries can borrow

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

 

Items unavailable to borrow

MU Libraries cannot borrow

  • 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.

 

Put in a manual request

  1. Log in to your Illiad account
  2. Under New Request, select the format of the item requested
  3. Fill out as much information to assist staff to locate the item
  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.