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MeLCat: Requesting Items in MeLCat

What is MeLCat?

Michigan Electronic LibraryMeLCat allows Albion College students, faculty and staff to borrow materials from libraries throughout Michigan. If we don’t have what you’re looking for, you can easily request books, DVDs and CDs through MeLCat.  We will contact you as soon as your materials are available for pickup at the Library Circulation Desk. There is no charge for this service.

How to Request an Item in MeLCat

Go to


Follow the on-screen instructions and click the submit button to login:

When you have successfully placed your request you will see the confirmation screen:


Where Do I find my 16-digit barcode?