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Longview - Interlibrary Loan

Information for students and faculty on how to request books and articles from other libraries, as well as information on copyright.

How do I request books?

Requesting books

To get your materials as quickly as possible, check our library catalog to see if MCC-Longview owns a copy of the item you are looking for before placing a request. If MCC-Longview's copy is checked out, or if MCC-Longview does not own the title, search MOBIUS to see if there are any holdings at other area libraries. 

If there are no copies available of the item you are looking for through Longview or MOBIUS, place an ILL request. 

To request a book, the following information is needed:

Your name, phone number, and email address. Book title, author/editor. Click here for ILL Book Request Form. ** (Please note that there is a separate request form for articles and books.  The book request form follows the article request form).

Average turn-around time for ILL requests

ILL book requests: 3-14 days, depending on the availability of the item through local or nonlocal sources. Most items arrive within a few days via courier or U.S. mail, however, keep in mind that MCC-Longview Library has no control over when materials arrive. 

Please note

Interlibrary Loan services are only provided while the semester is in session, not during breaks.

MOBIUS

MOBIUS is a consortium of 70 member libraries whose purpose is to share library materials, information, and services. The MOBIUS Union Catalog includes over 25 million items, serving over 1.5 million people from the higher education community and the state of Missouri.

Search MOBIUS catalog

Click here to see a listing of libraries in the MOBIUS consortium.

Log into your library account

How do I login to my account?

You need your name and student or employee ID number.

For your campus ID, do not include the "S" or "E" before your ID number.

The MCC-Longview campus code is: MCC (all caps).                             For example: 1234567MCC.

Click on the link below to log in to your account.

Login to your library account

Account Inquiry

You may log into your library account at any time to make requests, check the status of your requests, cancel requests, renew items, see what items you currently have checked out, or search for items.