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From PSC for ISR affliates

PSC Library staff are available to help with catalog searching and item locations of materials on campus. Document delivery assistance is available.

From University Library

7-FAST is a document delivery service for library materials available at the University of Michigan Library. Faculty, graduate students and staff can request copies of articles free of charge.

Interlibrary loan service is free of charge to all members of the University community. It takes about 2 weeks to get a book and a few days to get an article or book chapter. Articles and chapters are often delivered to you by email.

Yan Fu, 2014 ISR, 763-2152


Books at the UM Libraries

University Library Catalog Mirlyn searches for books and journal titles in the University Library system that includes the Graduate, Undergraduate, Medical, Engineering and Music Libraries.

A list of new books from the University Library can be generated in your area of interest.

Ross Business school has its own library and catalog.

UM Law Library Catalog searches for items in the Law Library.

Worldwide Books

WorldCat offers over 40 million citations to books and other materials, representing holdings of most libraries in North America and some in Europe and Asia.

Google Books searches the full text of books that Google has scanned. The database offers sample pages and tables of contents. Books in the public domain are available in "full view" and free for download. The "find in a library" link takes you to the WorldCat database that helps with library holding information.

Finding Dissertations

If you have a dissertation title, search Mirlyn or WorldCat for holding information. To search for dissertation by subject, advisor's name or institutions, use ProQuest Dissertations & Theses. Full text of dissertations from UM and some other insitutions are available from 1997 onwards.