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Faculty Delivery and Proxy Cards:

  • Materials available for request are: circulating books, circulating audiovisual materials, and Reserve materials on reserve for your class.
  • Materials not available for delivery: are currently checked out items (try a hold/recall), ILL and MeLCat materials, materials on Reserve for another faculty member, reference items, periodicals, micofilm/micofiche, and items that are marked in library use only.
  • Try our Faculty Booking Service if you wish to book a video or dvd for future classroom use (more than 3 weeks out).
  • Need a copy of an article we own in paper? Try our Faculty Photocopy Service.
  • Questions about this service can be directed to 313-593-5559 or
  • Faculty members and those with special needs may designate a Proxy Card holder to check out and return materials. Please download, read, and submit the Proxy card application form to register for this service. Faculty members are allowed two proxy cards per academic year.

  • Faculty and staff may request UM-Dearborn owned library materials online. We do not take phone requests.
  • You may choose to have the items held at the Circulation Desk, or checked out to your library account and delivered via campus mail.
  • Requests will be processed within 24 hours of receipt.
  • Please allow 1-2 days for delivery via campus mail.
  • Regular loan rules apply.
  • This is not a rush service.
  • Requests are limited to three per day, six per week.
  • This service is free.
  • We may periodically survey users to assess the service.
How to request materials
  • Search our catalog to determine availability of the item.
  • Use the request form.
  • Up to three items may be requested per form.
  • Requests are limited to three per day, six per week.
  • The library does not accept telephone requests.
  • Requested materials will be shipped to you via campus mail.
  • Items will be shipped within 24 hours of receipt of request.
  • Please allow 1-2 days for delivery via campus mail.

Materials may be returned:

  • Inside the library.
  • In the curbside drop box outside the library.
  • For your protection, we do not not recommend returning materials via campus mail.
Mardigian Library
4901 Evergreen Rd.
Dearborn, MI 48128-2406
313-593-5400  fax 313-593-5561

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