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Interlibrary Loan: E. What can I request?


SMSU Interlibrary Loan
Library Main Floor

Liz Fladhammer, Library Technician

Materials that can't be borrowed

Most books and articles can be requested through Interlibrary Loan.  However, there are some exceptions:

  • items owned by SMSU Library, unless checked out or missing
  • recently published books or DVDs
  • entire issues of journals or magazines
  • reference or reserve materials
  • rare books or original manuscripts
  • some dissertations and theses
  • bulky or fragile items
  • most Minnesota Historical Society materials
  • items in special collections
  • electronic books

Please contact SMSU Interlibrary Loan with any questions.

Contact ILL

Office hours: weekdays 8:30am-4:00pm

507-537-6158 (Liz)
507-537-6165 (Maria)


SMSU McFarland Library-Interlibrary Loan
Southwest Minnesota State University
1501 State St.
Marshall, MN 56258