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Reference Services

Interlibrary Loan Services for Missouri State Government Employees

Can't find what you're looking for? Let us help! 

Submit our interlibrary loan form with the details or contact us at libref@sos.mo.gov or 573.751.3615.

Professional staff are ready and available to assist in tracking down materials through our worldwide network and delivering them to you for FREE!

Make an interlibrary loan request

About Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

Renewing Items

To renew your ILL items, please e-mail libref@sos.mo.gov or call 573.751.3615. Staff will then contact the loaning library on your behalf to negotiate a new due date, but all renewals are at the discretion of the loaning library. You cannot renew ILL items online. 

Copyright and Policies

Items received through interlibrary loan are subject to United States copyright law

Refer to the full Missouri State Library Interlibrary Loan document for further details. 

Missouri State Library Card

State employees requesting items through interlibrary loan need a Missouri State Library card.

Apply here

How Do I Return Library Materials?

Generally, return materials the way you got them.

Return them via interagency mail in an envelope or box that will protect them:

Missouri State Library – Reference Services
State Information Center
Room 200

Ship them back to us via UPS:

Missouri State Library – Reference Services
State Information Center – Room 200
600 W Main St
Jefferson City, MO 65101

Return them to the same library.

Drop them off at the front desk at:

Missouri State Library – Reference Services
State Information Center
2nd Floor
600 W Main St
Jefferson City, MO 65101

Or leave them in the bookdrop located in front of the building.

Contact us at libref@sos.mo.gov or 573.751.3615.

We'll help you figure out where they need to go.

When in doubt, just ask us at libref@sos.mo.gov or 573.751.3615.