Overview

Items which are not owned by the library and items which are currently unavailable may be requested through interlibrary loan. There are two methods for requesting material through interlibrary loan: requesting through the library catalog & filling out a blank request form. You can check the status of your request online. If you have questions, please contact the circulation department at 612-659-6290, email.

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Requesting Material Through the Catalog

Using the Library catalog, locate an item you wish to request. Please note, items which are listed as available in the MCTC library catalog may not be requested. Items requested through the catalog usually arrive within 3 to 5 business days.

Search the Catalog
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Using the Request Form

If you cannot locate an item you would like to request in the library catalog, you can fill out a blank request form. Our librarians are happy to help you search for alternative resources or to assist you with any questions..

Request Forms
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Checking the Status of Your Request

You may check the status of your interlibrary loan requests through My Library Account. You may need to refresh the page to see changes.
New requests can take a couple of minutes to appear in your account.

Status Check
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Cancelling a Request

If you need to cancel a pending interlibrary request, you can do so through your account page. You may need to refresh the page to see changes.
New requests can take a couple of minutes to appear in your account.

Cancel Request

Video Tutorials

Requesting a Book via Inter-Library Loan