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Where can I find books and journals?
Digital content such as e-books and full text journals can be accessed via Mirlyn. Reserves items and a small reference collection are located in the Library and are available upon request. All other print books and journals have been relocated to the Health Sciences Remote Shelving Facility and must be requested. See instructions below.
Where is the Health Sciences Remote Shelving (HSRS) Facility? Can I go there myself?
HSRS is located off campus and is open only to MLibrary staff.
How can I get books or journals that will be stored in the Health Sciences Remote Shelving Facility?
For UM Affiliates, there are three options:
Use 7FAST to request journal articles, book chapters, or books. There will be a charge for Undergraduates. University of Michigan Faculty, Staff and Graduate Students can use the service free of charge.
Fill out the Material Request for Visitors to request delivery of books or journals to a campus library.
For the general public
If you are visiting the University of Michigan, you can request library materials be held for you to use onsite at the location of your choice.
Can I drop off books and videos at Taubman Health Sciences Library?
Yes, materials from any University Library can be dropped off when the Library is open. When the Library is closed, you may one of the following dropboxes:
circular driveway off Murfin Drive, located between Walgreens Drama Center and Pierpoint Commons
Hatcher Graduate Library
UMHS "triangle", i.e., the second-floor intersection where the Towsley Center, UH South (formerly the Neuroscience Hospital) and the main U-M Hospital intersect. (Map) If you have additional questions, please contact us at 734-764-1210 or email@example.com.
What about items that are on Reserves?
Fall 2015 Reserves items are now available at the Taubman Health Sciences Library. U-M faculty who are teaching courses in the Medical School, College of Pharmacy, or Schools of Public Health, Nursing, or Dentistry, should consult the THL Reserves FAQ for information on placing requests.
Where should I direct additional questions or comments?
Our email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
(FAQ revised and updated 1 Aug 2015)
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