Biomedical Informatics – Book Requests

The ASU Library ships books from our general collection to students/staff/faculty in the BMI Department located at the Mayo Clinic. The libraries cover the cost of shipping to the home address of the requestor. Books can be returned to any ASU Library Information and Check Out Desk or Book-Drop.
How to use the service:

  • Find an item that is owned by one of our libraries in the online system, place a request and select ‘distance education’ as the pick up location. Please indicate your BMI affiliation AND your mailing address in the ‘Mailing Address’ field of the online request form. We cannot ship items internationally and cannot ship to a PO Box. Additional information on placing requests can be found at   
  • The book will be checked out to your account and shipped home
  • The due date will depend on your university status (30 days to 150 days). See
  • All late fees will apply. See Fines and Fees

Items that we are not able to ship:

  • Non-circulating materials (e.g. Reference, Arizona Collection and other archives/special collections)
  • Media (videos, CDs)
  • Interlibrary Loan material
  • Items on hold for other users