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Blank Request Form
For a blank interlibrary loan request form, click here.
SMSU ILL Office
SMSU Interlibrary Loan
Third floor of the Library
behind the Research Help Desk
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Interlibrary Loan (ILL) is a service allowing you to get books and articles not available at SMSU from other libraries.
Login to My Account to request interlibrary loans, check the status of your existing requests, and ask for renewals. You will use your StarID and password to log into the library's system, just as you would to SMSU email and other services.
Other book search options
If you don't find your book in the Library Catalog, try searching
MnPALS: a catalog of Minnesota State libraries (use your StarID and password to request items)
MnLink: a statewide library catalog (use your SMSU library barcode-- on the back of your Mustang Card--and your last name as your password to request items; contact the library if you do not know your SMSU library barcode)
WorldCat: a worldwide library catalog (fill out a blank book request form with citation information from WorldCat OR ask for help by contacting Interlibrary Loan staff)
Office hours: weekdays 8:30am-4:00pm
SMSU McFarland Library-Interlibrary Loan
Southwest Minnesota State University
1501 State St.
Marshall, MN 56258