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Criminal Justice: Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary Loan

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Interlibrary Loan Servicess

Waldo Library, User Services Desk
Phone: 269-387-5172

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Borrowing Materials from Other Libraries

WMU has a superb interlibrary loan service, called Resource Sharing, available to WMU students, faculty and staff. If you identify books and articles we do not own, they will do their utmost to borrow them for your use, usually at no cost to you.

Journal articles are generally digitized and sent to your email box within a few days of request.

Books take a bit longer, since they come through the mail, normally, within one to two weeks.

To use interlibrary loan, first register and set up an account.  

You can submit an interlibrary loan request directly from many of our databases using the button.  Click on it when viewing an article record to see if WMU owns the journal that contains the article.  If we do not, you will see a link underneath it that says "Get it elsewhere."  Just login in with your BroncoNetID and password and let the system do the rest.

Note: You may also try MelCat (the Michigan eLibrary catalog and resource sharing system) to see if any libraries in Michigan have books or DVD's that you need. Items that you request through this system may arrive sooner.

Meet Your Librarian

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Patricia Vander Meer
Contact:
Waldo Library

Research and Instruction Services

(269) 387-5191

pat.vandermeer@wmich.edu