About the Espresso Book Machine


Near the Southeast corner of the first floor of the Shapiro Undergraduate Library.

We are unable to serve walk-up requests. To request a book, please see the Ordering Options below. If you’d like a formal demo of the machine, please schedule in advance by contacting lib-ebm@umich.edu

Book Costs:

100 pages or less - $8.00
101 – 300 pages - $12.00
301 – 500 pages - $16.00
501 – 700 pages - $20.00
701 – 800 pages - $25.00

Ordering Options:

  • From Mirlyn - Eligible titles may be ordered directly from the Mirlyn catalog and paid for online, using the "Reprint available for purchase" link in the catalog records. See the News announcement for details.
  • Online – Fill out the online request form with the required information. Orders will be paid for at the Shapiro circulation desk when the book is picked up.
  • Email – Send book details (author, title, publication year, link to online version) to lib-ebm@umich.edu.
Allow 2-3 business days for processing. (Unanticipated file formatting or printing problems may extend the turnaround time.) When your order is ready, we’ll notify you by email, and include details about payment and pickup location.


For general questions or requests, please email lib-ebm@umich.edu. For questions regarding an order already placed, please contact orders-ebm@umich.edu.


Page maintained by Terri A Geitgey
Last modified: 01/14/2016