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Interlibrary Loan

Currently affiliated Bemidji State University students, faculty and staff may use the BSU Interlibrary Loan service.  Materials not owned by the BSU Library, as well as materials owned but currently checked out, may be requested.  Materials on course reserve or in the Reference Collection, as well as materials available in the BSU Library collections (not currently checked out), cannot be requested.

Request an Article

Within the library's Online Resources, click on the "BSU Links to Full Text" button to find the article online or in the BSU Library collections.  If the article is not available either way, you may click on the "Request via Interlibrary Loan" link to request it.

If you are not searching in a library database, check the library's list of electronic periodicals for online access and the library's catalog (New Library Search or classic catalog) to see if the article is available in the BSU library collections.  If the article is not available either way, you may use this blank form to request your article.

Request a Book (DVD, Video, etc.)

Search the BSU Library Catalog (New Library Search or classic catalog) first to see if the book is available in the BSU Library collections.  If the book is not available, search the MnPALS Catalog, and if found, click on the "Request Item" button to request it.  If the book is not found, you can search further in the MnLINK catalog, in, or you may use this blank form to request the item you need.

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During the academic year, when classes are in session: Monday through Thursday, 7:00 am to 3:30 pm.  During May Term and Summer Session: Monday through Thursday, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Check the Library Hours for exceptions for holidays and closures.

Interlibrary Loan at BSU

Phone: (218) 755-2968
Fax: (218) 755-3939
Article Exchange:

Policies for Library-to-Library Lending


Contact Information

Ann Campbell
Interlibrary Loan Technician
Room 312 A.C. Clark Library

Pat Conely
Interlibrary Loan Librarian
Room 311 A.C. Clark Library