Joining the Library
Employees and students must register in person in order to have full access to the MSK Library's collections.

Joining the Library
Registration Process
Sign up in-person to obtain your unique barcode.  This allows you to borrow and renew print materials.  Valid identification is required.

Register online for an ILLiad Document Delivery account. This service allows you to request articles, book chapters, and other documents not available in the Library's collections.
Accessing the Library Website Off-site

Active MSK employees and students can access the Library's full text resources while off-site by clicking the Remote Access link located in the top-right corner of the Library homepage and enter the requested information. 

Accessing Your Virtual Library Account

You can access your Library account from the Library Website by clicking "Guest" in the top right corner of any OneSearch page and logging in using your MSK network credentials. Benefits for having a Library account include:

  • Ability to view your checked out items and their due dates.
  • Renew borrowed materials from your Library account.
  • Access My Favorites which allows you to save and organize items that you find during your OneSearch sessions. Learn more about My Favorites by contacting the research informationist team.
Problems with off-site access or setting up your virtual Library account, please don’t hesitate to ASK US.

Benefits of Joining the Library
By registering with the Library, employees and students with valid identification have access privileges at the following locations. For their hours and access policies, visit:
We can also direct you to a METRO Member Library, to explore other collections by providing you with a METRO referral card which allows you temporary access to their facilities.

As part of the MSK Library User Community, the following services are available to you: