• Photo of staff handing books to a student at a circulation desk.
  • Photo of a button that reads M [heart] Library.
  • Photo of hands exchanging a book.
Photo of staff handing books to a student at a circulation desk.

Document Delivery Services

Free Services: For All Students, Staff and Faculty

For books and other materials that are available for check out from a campus library, the Library offers a number of delivery services. 

  • Mirlyn Get This
    Have books and other materials held at the Circulation Desk in a library most convenient for you. Do this by:
    • Logging into Mirlyn, the library catalog of the University of Michigan, with your uniqname and password.
    • Locate the desired item.
    • Select the Get This button in the "holdings" section to request delivery of an available item to the library of your choice.
    • Chose a pick up library location in the Hold for me at a library box.

    You will receive an email message when the item is ready for pick up. (See our video for additional help.)

  • Interlibrary Loan (ILL)
    When the UM Library does not own a copy of a book or other material, borrow it from another library.
  • UBorrow
    UBorrow is another service of interlibrary loan (ILL) for the borrowing of physical items that allows you to:
    • Search 14 combined library catalogs
    • Get real time info on item availability
    • Request items (usually delivered within a week)
    • Keep most books for 12 weeks

 

Free Services: For Graduate Students, Staff and Faculty

(Available to Undergraduate Students for a small fee)

  • 7FAST- MLibrary Document Delivery
    Have books and articles (PDFs) delivered quickly to you, including from the Kresge Business Administration Library and the Law Library. (2-4 day turnaround)

 

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Last modified: 04/23/2014