Interlibrary Loan Services


Try Minerva & MaineCat First!

If you are requesting a book, please search our shared catalog, Minerva (, and the state-wide MaineCat service ( first. If a Maine library has the book you need, you can request it directly via Minerva or MaineCat! When prompted, enter your full name and library barcode (on the back of your MMA ID card). If your barcode number begins with “0”, please enter the prefix “mma” before the number, and then continue to type the entire number. If your barcode number begins with “2”, you do not need to enter any prefix; simply enter the full number.

If you need assistance, don’t hesitate to contact us!


Notes for Submitting ILL Requests:

When submitting Interlibrary Loan requests, please include as much bibliographic information as possible. (A permalink to the book or article information would be greatly appreciated.) A library staff member will be happy to help you if you have questions or incomplete information – contact or call 207-326-2263 if you have questions!