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Dickhaut Library

J.W. Dickhaut Library - Methodist Theological School in Ohio (MTSO) - 3081 Columbus Pike, Delaware OH 43015 - (740) 362-3450 - library@mtso.edu

MTS Research Guide

Before making an Interlibrary Loan (ILL) request:
For Books: Please check the OPAL or OhioLINK Library catalogs to determine if it is available.
If it is, you may request the item on your own.
For Articles: Please check the OhioLINK E-Journal Finder for full text and search the library catalog for print version to make copies from.

What may be requested:
Books and other items not owned by Dickhaut Library and not available through the Library catalogs may be requested.
Exception: Dickhaut Library will not request course textbooks for students.

Submit a Request:
Please email the following information regarding your request to ill@mtso.edu:

  • Your Name & Phone number
  • Title of the Book/Journal (Include the article title)
  • Author/Editor
  • Vol., Issue, Date/Edition
  • Publisher
  • ISBN/ISSN
  • OCLC#
  • Date needed
  • Additional information such as: color copy, illustrations, etc.

Arrival Time:
Requests may take at least ten working days to arrive at Dickhaut Library.
You will be notified by e-mail when the Library has received the book.

Costs:
Dickhaut Library tries to find libraries that lend materials free of charge.
However, in rare cases, a lending library may charge a fee to loan an item from its collection.
You will be notified of any fees in advance before a request is submitted.

Please contact the library staff if you have any questions at 740-362-3450. Thank You.