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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

To request a Book, Thesis/Dissertation, DVD or other Media

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The following process is faster than using a blank ILL request form. Requests made from WorldCat can go directly to lending libraries.

  • Search WorldCat Discovery - locate an item you want. If owned by Minnesota State University, Mankato, the listing will be clearly marked as such.
  • If MSU does NOT own the item, click on the item's title to start your ILL request
  • On left side of next screen, find "External Resources: Get Article or Book" - click
  • Scroll down to "Interlibrary Loan and/or request" - click
  • Enter your library barcode (201010... number on back of your MavCard) and password (last name)
  • Review information imported into the fields marked * to complete the form - click Go
  • Caution regarding the Notes field: typing anything in this box will cause the request to need staff review. Only add text if it will help locate the specific item you need.