Loans to non-MIT institutions:
Services lends original materials owned by the MIT Libraries to other institutions.
We do not lend MIT theses; however we do sell electronic and paper copies.
To search the MIT Libraries' collection, consult Barton,
the Libraries' online catalog.
|Lending Policies and Prices
||$30.00 per volume (additional fees for shipping listed below)
|Items are lent to institutions in the U.S. and Canada, not to individuals.
There is no charge for loans to members of the Boston Library Consortium who have reciprocal relationships with MIT or companies belonging to the Industrial Liaison Program.
Loan Period: 28 days. Items may be renewed once for an additional 10 days if available. Please contact us.
Day Rush service:
Orders received by 12 PM EST will be shipped by 5 PM the same day.
|Add $20.00 per item
|Shipping fees do not apply if you use your own service (ie provide us with a FedEx account number).
|FedEx Express Saver (US Service)
||Additional $15 charge
|FedEx Priority (1 day) US service
||Additional $25 charge
|FedEx International - Canada only
||Additional $35 charge
Which We Do NOT Lend: Dissertations, theses, sound recordings, videocassettes,
CD ROMS, DVDs, computer diskettes, microforms, M2 and M3 scores.
Lost Book Policy: Our non-refundable fee for a lost book is $135. Books are considered lost once they are more than 2 months overdue. Please contact Document Services at firstname.lastname@example.org with further questions.
How to Make an ILL Request
Interlibrary Loan requests may be initiated through OCLC (our symbol is MYG) or our secure online Interlibrary Loan Request Form.
Return Policy: We request all original materials owned by the MIT Libraries be returned by traceable shipper to the following address:
160 Memorial Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307
MYG (OCLC symbol)
617-253-2800 (phone) Monday-Friday 9am-5pm EST