University of Michigan Flint faculty, staff, and graduate students may check out up to 50 books for a term loan, with unlimited renewals. Books checked out in
Media items (CDs and DVDs)
University of Michigan Flint faculty, staff, and graduate students may check media items for three weeks with unlimited renewals.
Reference Books and Bound Journals
Reference librarians allow the circulation of reference books and bound journals at their discretion to University of Michigan-Flint faculty, staff, and graduate students.
Get This is for requesting physical books from the Ann Arbor campus. Click the following link for more information about Get This.
FALL 2020 UPDATE: Get This is currently limited to Flint-owned items that are not available in Hathi Trust.
Interlibrary loan (ILL) is for:
Before placing an interlibrary loan request, check the Library Catalog(for books) or Journal Finder (for journal and magazine articles) to make sure UM-Flint does not have access. If the book is available from a library on the Ann Arbor campus, you should place a Get This request for it.
To place an ILL request, follow the instructions from the link below:
Borrowing by proxy is intended to provide borrowing privileges to individuals working for a University of Michigan-Flint faculty member who has a permanent teaching appointment. The proxy borrowing card is issued only upon written authorization of the faculty member. Although the proxy employee carries the library card, the sponsoring faculty member is wholly responsible for all materials borrowed in his or her name on the proxy card. Lost or damaged items will be billed to the sponsoring faculty. All notices and correspondence will be sent via e-mail to the faculty sponsor. Faculty sponsor is responsible for monitoring all items borrowed under their name on proxy card.
The faculty member assumes full responsibility for the use made of the card. These responsibilities include:
The sponsoring faculty member’s borrowing privileges, as well as the proxy’s will be suspended if the proxy card allows borrowed material to become delinquent.