Interlibrary loan

To request a book:

    1. Begin by searching for the book in the library catalog (double check your spelling!)
    2. If we don't own the book, click the MeLCat button under the Books and Media drop-down menu.

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  1. If the item is available for loan, a link called Get this for me! will appear. Click on it.
  2. A window asking Which library card/account do you want to use? will appear.
  3. Select Marygrove College and click on Submit above information.
  4. Type in your name and your library card number. Your library card number is 219270 followed by the 8-digits on back of your Marygrove ID card. (Example: 21927012345678).
  5. A screen will confirm the title and your request.
  6. Be sure to click on Logout to close your account. You will be notified when the material arrives.

To request an article, or if you are requesting a book not available in MeLCat, choose "Request an Article" or "Request a Book" below:


Request a book


Request an article

Have questions about the interlibrary loan process? Please call the library circulation desk at 313.927.1355 or email For additional information regarding the ILL process, please refer to our LibGuide at

Books & Media

Books & Media

The Nancy A. McDonough Geschke Library offers a large catalog of books and media for borrowing. Materials are also available through the Catholic Consortium libraries, as well as through interlibrary loan.

Articles & Databases

Articles & Databases

Students can use the Nancy A. McDonough Geschke Library's variety of databases in order to find useful articles, maps, reference books, dissertation abstracts, and other documents.

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