The Montana Courier Alliance supports affordable, efficient resource sharing and transfer of physical library materials among participating libraries across the state of Montana. 

Montana Courier Alliance

The courier service currently serves 54 libraries through 19 drop sites. Montana Air Cartage is the service provider for FY 2024.

Courier Destination Chart

Shipping and Interlibrary Loan Procedures

Montana Shared Catalog Sharing Group Libraries

Making Interlibrary Loan Requests 

  • How to create a Custom Loan Group: Firstsearch (at the moment these must be created via Firstsearch. Worldshare should auto-import the created group from Firstsearch.) 
  • How to use a custom Loan Path in Worldshare

Contact  Cara Orban at the Montana State Library for information about courier service in your area. 

This service is funded in part through participating library fees and in part with federal Library Services and Technology Act funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the Montana State Library.