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Law Library Services for Journals: Interlibrary Loan & Document Delivery

Before Ordering an ILL - Search These Catalogs:

MLaw Catalog

Use the Law Library online catalog to find books and journals in the Law Library collection. The catalog also includes links to web-based versions of journals and primary sources, including material in PDF or page image format.

Search the Law Library Catalog

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Interlibrary Loan

What is Interlibrary Loan?

Can't find an item in the Law Library or the other libraries on campus? Use our Interlibrary Loan (ILL) system to obtain those items. We receive books and articles from libraries across the country and around the world. 

Logging in and Using the System

Contact your article editor to obtain your login information. Passwords and login names are case-sensitive

Once you login, you may submit a new request. You will also use this page to monitor your outstanding requests and to retrieve articles and book chapters that have been delivered electronically. Books are delivered directly to the Journal shelf behind the Information Desk.

Please check your email regularly. We may need to contact you with questions related to your ILL request. Failure to respond to these emails will result in a delay in obtaining your materials. 

Document Delivery

Our staff will scan articles and book chapters for you. Simply use the "Request Item" button in our catalog and add your citation information in the request form "Notes" box. Be sure to include:

  • Article Title, Author, and page numbers (start and end pages) for each article you would like scanned;
  • Chapter Title, Author, and page numbers (start and end pages) for each book chapter or portion of a book you would like scanned.

Need to use ILL?

Request Item

Find the item in the Michigan Law Library Catalog. Log in to your Journal Library Account and use the "Request" button.

Staff will find the item in the law library and deliver it to the Journal shelf behind the Information Desk, or scan a portion of the item and email it to you.

Get help at any time from the Information Desk. 

Contact the ILL Staff

Many people work behind the scenes to acquire items for you through ILL. For questions related to your ILL account or pending ILL requests, please contact the Law Library ILL staff, at or (734) 763-7940.

For questions related to scanning requests, email