If you already have a reference to an article you want...
You can also use the blank Journal Article Request form to request journal articles in ILL@MU.
To order articles found in databases like MEDLINE, PubMed, CINAHL, Scopus, Google Scholar, etc...
To order books...
You can also use the blank Book Request Form to request books in ILL@MU.
Interlibrary loan service is provided at no cost to MU users. MU Libraries subsidizes the cost of ordering materials that MU Libraries do not own.
A service is available to deliver articles from the MU Libraries’ print collection at a cost of $5 per article.
Most requests for photocopied articles are received in 2-4 days; books sometimes take 2-3 weeks.
If the request is needed sooner, a rush service is available. Rush requests are treated with the highest priority and are usually processed within 4-5 hours. There is a $5 charge per rush request.
Journal articles or book chapters are made available online in ILL@MU in PDF format. Email notices are sent to an MU email account when item(s) are available.
Books can be picked up at the Circulation Desk. Users are emailed when books arrive. Books should be returned to the Interlibrary Loan Department.
You may borrow all types of materials that relate to your work and study at the university. Books, book chapters, journal articles, and dissertations are the most common material types borrowed.
Due to financial constraints and the mission of the library, we cannot order items for personal use unrelated to work or study.
Check on your requests in ILL@MU.
Call us at 573-882-0468 or email us if you have any questions.