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Michigan Information Transfer Source


Delivering the Library to You!

Michigan Corporate Relations Network (MCRN) and Michigan Information Transfer Source (MITS) have teamed up to provide eligible Michigan small businesses a flat fee of just $15.00 for each standard article or book loan. MITS provides your business with access to literature you have identified to support your business plan, discover trends or inform your research.  As registered participants, any costs beyond this nominal fee, including royalties and shipping, are covered!  Rush services are available, for an additional fee. Requests may be limited.

MITS Document Delivery provides access to:

  • Journal articles
  • Book loans
  • Technical reports
  • Book chapters
  • Government documents
  • Patents
  • Industry literature

Example Savings:

Base Fee: $15.00
Average Royalty Fee: $40.00
Total: $55.00
Your cost through MCRN program: $15.00
Loans :
Base Fee: $21.00
Average Shipping: $10.00
Average ILL Fee: $15.00
Total: $46.00
Your cost through MCRN program: $15.00

To get started, contact your local MCRN office to receive an MCRN access code, then visit the MITS Site.

University Collaborators

  • University of Michigan -  Dearborn
  • Wayne State University
  • Western Michigan University
  • Michigan State University
  • Michigan Tech
  • University of Michigan