Interlibrary Loan


MeLCat requesting will be temporarily suspended from November 18th to December 11th for a server upgrade. During this time, please use our ILL Online Request Form for all requests. For more information about the server migration, please visit the MeLCat FAQ page.

Search MeLCatTo borrow books from other Michigan libraries, search MeLCat and click "Get this for me!" Select Northwestern Michigan College from a drop-down menu and enter your name and library card number. If you do not have a library card, or do not know the number, contact the library at (231) 995-1060.

  • This service is free of charge to all library users.
  • The average arrival time is 5-6 days.
  • Notification by the email address or phone number on file.
  • If MeLCat does not have the book you are looking for, submit a request here.


If you need an article from a periodical we do not have access to, submit a request here. Delivery may take anywhere from one day to three weeks depending on availability. This service is free to NMC students, faculty, or staff. There is a $3.00 charge per request for area residents, plus any charges from the lending library. No more than five requests at a time, please.

Please check the Osterlin Library Online Catalog (iLink) before you place your request. We may have the items you are looking for.

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