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Library Service Frequently Asked Questions for Summer 2024

How do I request books from other USMAI libraries?

Go to the Library Top Page 

Click on BSU Discovery on the page OR go to E-Resources and select BSU Discovery 

Sign in to BSU Discovery with your BSU login

Search in BSU Discovery

If the book is not available at BSU and found in other USMAI institutions, sign in to BSU Discovery.

Non-BSU owning books show link "Request: Resource Sharing" as below. 

Click on “Resource Sharing” under Available on Shelf 


The resource sharing request form will be open by clicking the “Resource Sharing”. 

Confirm the information, your email, and select “Thurgood Marshall Library” as a Preferred Local Pickup Location.


After submitting your request, check the status in BSU Discovery My Library Card/Requests menu.  

Pick up the requested book at the Thurgood Marshall Library Circulation Desk to check out.