Click here to request materials through InterLibrary Loan.
What is InterLibrary Loan?
Interlibrary Loan is a service that obtains books and articles from other libraries.
Who can use InterLibrary Loan?
This service is for all SAU students, faculty, staff and administration. These loans are provided by the InterLibrary Loan Department.
How do I use InterLibrary Loan?
When searching an any of the FirstSearch databases: InterLibrary Loan requests can be made electronically by selecting the ILL Button (located at the top of the citation page) and completing the accompanying form. Your request then goes directly into the computer database of Kami Moyer, ILL Technician. Contact Kami Moyer if you have questions.
Other InterLibrary Loan Requests-when you need an item that is not linked to FirstSeach you may request it by filling out a paper form, which is available in the library. You may send an ILL request here or fax (517-750-4837) your complete citation to Kami Moyer.
How long will materials take to arrive?
The requested materials usually arrive within 6 to 10 working days. However, at times it may take up to 3 weeks.
How long are the loan periods?
The loan period is determined by the lending institution. You will be notified by phone or e-mail when your material arrives.
Where do I pick up my InterLibrary Loan material?
You may pick up your materials at the Circulation Desk in the Library. If you are an Adult Studies student, the materials will be mailed to your home. Please return the materials to the Circulation Desk. If you are an Adult Studies student, please mail the materials to the Library, or ask the personnel at the SAU Campus Center to return them for you.
What is the policy regarding renewals?
In order to renew ILL materials, either contact the ILL department, or phone the department (517-750-6439) a least 1 week prior to the current date due. If the item is already overdue, it cannot be renewed. The ILL department will contact you either with a renewal date or a negative reply.