Eastern Michigan University
Eastern Michigan University
Eastern Michigan University
Monday October 20, 2014

Library Hours: 7:30am - 12:00am

Eastern Michigan University Library

MeLCat

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MeLCat, the Michigan eLibrary Catalog, lists books, audios, and videos from many Michigan libraries that you can request online and pick up at the EMU library.

What you can request through MeLCat:

  • Books, CDs, or video/DVDs that are:
    • Checked out, lost, or missing from the EMU Library
    • Not owned by the EMU Library

What you can't request:

  • Journals and journal articles - use Interlibrary Loan when these items are not available through EMU.
  • Any items that are listed as Not Requestable in MeLCat .

How to use MeLCat:

  • Search MeLCat - when you find an item you want to request, click on Get this for me! and follow the prompts.
  • Items usually arrive within a week, and the loan period is three weeks
  • Log in to MyMeLCat to:
    • check the status of your requests
    • renew items borrowed from MeLCat - items can be renewed once
  • Using MeLCat from your public library
    • if your public library participates in MeLCat, you can use your public library card and request items to be delivered there.
  • Extended Programs Students - may also request items for home delivery.