You can get books from Kent Library, from over 60 Missouri libraries (through the MOBIUS book sharing program), or from libraries across the United States (through MOBIUS/ Prospector or Interlibrary Loan), absolutely free!
If you are experiencing extenuating circumstances that prohibit you from accessing or retrieving materials, please contact circulation to request special accommodations.
Use Interlibrary Loan ONLY if you cannot find the book you need in the Kent Library or MOBIUS catalogs.
1. At the Interlibrary Loan screen, logon to ILLiad or create an account if you do not have one. You can create an account by selecting the 'First Time Users' option.
All Kent Library, MOBIUS, and Interlibrary Loan books can be picked up at your regional campus main administrative office. We will email you when your books are available for pickup. You can also login to My Library Account and check the status of your requested items.
Books sent from one MOBIUS library to another (example: from Washington University to Kent Library) are checked out with a student ID card.
If you are enrolled in a designated web-only program, you can have your books mailed to the permanent address on file with the university. If you are unsure if you qualify, contact your instructor.
When requesting books, choose the pickup location labeled 'WEB Only Student'.
A postage-paid, addressed envelope will be included with your requested materials for return.
You can renew your books online, including MOBIUS books.
You can also call the circulation desk at 573-651-2232 for renewals.
Length of checkout period and number of renewals is determined by the library circulation policies.
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Resources on how to cite print and electronic resources for in MLA, APA, Chicago, CSE, and AMA styles.
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