Registered Mott students, faculty, and staff may request items from other libraries’ collections through the services listed below. They are listed in the order in which you should check them, from most convenient to least convenient. When your materials arrive, we will notify you by email.
Our library catalog, run by the local PALnet library consortium, allows you to request items from other PALnet member libraries. Simply select "all libraries" instead of "Mott College" to view and request items from Baker College campuses. You will need both the 7-digit and the 14-digit ID numbers from your MCC ID card. Requested books, if available, will be sent to the main Mott campus for your use.
MeLCat is a service of the Michigan Electronic Library which allows you to find and request materials from participating libraries throughout Michigan. From the Mott Library homepage, click on the MeLCat logo or use the MeLCat link above to search for an item, such as books, audiobooks, videos, music, and more! To use this service you will need your MCC 14-digit ID number, and you must have no holds or fines on your MCC library record.
Our staff can also request interlibrary loan from libraries outside of MELCat. To request an interlibrary loan we need the same information you would use on your "Works Cited" page (see citation examples). In order to use this service, you will need your 14-digit MCC ID number and you must have no holds or fines on your MCC library record. Use the following online forms to place your requests:
Request form for magazine/journal/newspaper articles
Request form for books, audiobooks, CDs, DVDs, and other formats
Academic Resource Sharing (ARS) is a limited reciprocal borrowing project between Mott Community College and University of Michigan—Flint.
This is an option of last resort, when you need the materials immediately. The responsibility
of borrowing and returning the material is on you. This service is for academic research
In order to qualify for an ARS card, you must: