Montana Historical Society

Big Sky. Big Land. Big History.

Interlibrary Loan

The Research Center loans newspapers on microfilm and oral histories on cassette tape to other libraries in the U.S. and Canada.

Loan Policies

  • Loan requests must come from a library.
  • Loaned materials cannot be removed from the requesting library.
  • The loan period is 30 days from the ship date with 1 renewal. Late fees will not apply if renewal is requested before the original due date.
  • Microfilm must be returned in a box, not a mailing envelope.
  • Shipments are restricted to 5 reels of microfilm or 5 oral history interviews (up to 10 cassette tapes) per patron.
  • New shipments will not be sent until current shipment is returned.

Questions about interlibrary loan should be directed to Maggie Meredith at or (406) 444-9526.

Submit a Request

Interlibrary loan requests must be submitted by a library.

Place ILL request online

Submit ILL request by mail (PDF)

No faxed or telephoned requests will be accepted.