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Non-Circulating Items

The following items are unlikely to circulate through interlibrary loan. Occasionally, Minitex may be able to make a copy of the table of contents or a section of a certain item. When requesting a copy from a non-circulating item, please be sure to include copyright compliance.

  • Best-sellers, "in constant demand" items
  • Course reserve—please do not request items intended to be put on course reserve
  • Fragile books or items in poor condition
  • Genealogical items such as family histories, passenger lists, etc.
  • New release videos
  • Periodicals
  • Rare books
  • Reference items

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