Undergraduate Students

Borrowing Services for Undergraduates

Material Type Loan Period Renewals # of Items
MERLIN MU Books 4 month 2


250 – combined total of MERLIN check outs


MERLIN UM Books (MST, UMKC, UMSL) 1 month 2
Print Journals 2 week 1
UMLD Journals (MU, MST, UMKC) 2 week 1
Government Documents 30 day 2
Equipment Varies 0
DVDs in Ellis Library 10 days 0
DVDS in other campus libraries varies 0
MOBIUS Books 4 week 3 20 – combined total of MOBIUS book check outs and hold/requests on MOBIUS books
Prospector Books 3 week 1
Interlibrary Loan 2 week, but varies by lending institution Contact Interlibrary Loan prior to due date
882-0467 HSL*
NOTE: *HSL in the above table refers to the Health Sciences Library


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Visiting other MERLIN/MOBIUS libraries

MU students who are in good standing (no billed books or unpaid fines or blocks on their circulation record) may go to any other MERLIN / MOBIUS library and present their MU ID card and borrow books held in those libraries, if they are “Available” in the MERLIN / MOBIUS catalog.