Information Delivery Services (IDS)

EZ-Borrow (ReShare)

  • Search and borrow books and music scores directly from 50+ academic libraries which will usually arrive within 3-5 business days.
  • Starting 8/12 you will no longer be prompted to login until you submit a request. When submitting a request, please select Marshall University as your institution and fill in your MUID# (901,903) in the Patron ID field.
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  • Login to: EZ-Borrow¬†

Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

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  • Search and borrow books, articles, book chapters, conference papers, music recordings, music scores, theses, and DVDs. Shipping times vary, but can take between 1-5 weeks.
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  • Login to: Interlibrary Loan

Textbook Loans


Marshall Libraries will continue offering course reserves services for Fall 2021.


  • To place a physical item on reserve for a course, use the Reserves Request form.
  • If the item is in MU Libraries’ collection, our staff will pull the item for you.
  • If the item is in your personal possession, please drop it off using the drop box after submitting your request.

Document Delivery (DocDel)

  • Search and request books and articles from Marshall Library holdings for electronic delivery, campus-to-campus delivery, or hold-for-pickup (faculty and staff only).
  • Turn-around time is typically 1 weekday.
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Important Copyright Information

  • The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted materials.
  • Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be “used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research”. If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of “fair use”, that user may be liable for copyright infringement.
  • This institution reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order if, in its judgment, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law.