Lending to Other Institutions

We are not lending physical materials, but will lend electronic versions whenever possible.

We make our physical materials available to academic, public, government, nonprofit, corporate, and law firm libraries. To borrow from the Law Library (EMI/MIUL), please contact them directly.

We accept requests through OCLC, DOCLINE, Rapid, UBorrow, and through our website.

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  • OCLC Symbol:  EYM

To place requests through our website, please contact us by email at ill-lending@umich.edu. We will help you set up an ILL Lending account using a University of Michigan Friend Account.

Fees and services

Group Loans Copies under 50 pages
Michigan institutions $9 $9
IFM (OCLC) $20 $15
Non-IFM (Invoice) $25 $20
DOCLINE $11 $11
International loans* $50 or 4.5 IFLGA, shipping included 1.5 IFLA

*Canadian institutions are charged U.S. rates.

Additional fees

  • Copies of more than 50 pages of a physical item: $0.25 per page 
  • Microform surcharge: $1.00 per impression

Payment by invoice

Invoices are issued the month after the request has been filled. 

We accept payment by credit card, institutional check, and money order. Checks should be in U.S. dollars and made out to the “University of Michigan.” 

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