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If you are from a library outside of the MnPALS and Minitex systems, please see our lending policies and full contact information below.

Requesting and billing

Bethel University Library (MNK)

We prefer to receive requests via OCLC, but will accept ALA forms by fax or email. We are a free or reciprocal lender. Requests for reciprocal agreements are welcome.


Our office is staffed Monday-Friday. We are open all year with typical holiday closings. The office is closed between Christmas and New Year's Day.

Items Loaned

  • Books (except rare, fragile or Special Collections)
  • Theses
  • Cassettes
  • Music scores

Unavailable for Loan

  • Reference
  • Videos
  • CDs (music or computer software)
  • LPs
  • Special Collections: archives, curriculum materials, reserves materials

Available for photocopying (up to 25 pages)

  • Periodicals
  • Microfilm, microfiche
  • Newspapers

Returnable loans

  • All items are shipped at Library Rate
  • Loan period is 6 weeks on most items
  • One renewal for four additional weeks if there are no holds on the item
  • All lost items are charged $65

Non-returnable loans

  • Please check our serial holdings in OCLC
  • We will Ariel or mail photocopy paper or microform articles up to 25 pages at no charge
  • If you provide an Ariel address, we will provide suitable material via Ariel

Contact Info

Interlibrary Loan Department
3900 Bethel Drive
St. Paul, MN 55112

Phone: 651.635.8797
Fax: 651.635.2393

OCLC Symbol: MNK
Ariel Address: