MALA Courier Delivery Services

The Mid-America Library Alliance Show Me the World Get Connected Courier Delivery Service connects all MALA members to participating libraries in Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Illinois, Colorado, Texas, New Mexico, Arkansas, Oklahoma and parts of Wyoming.

MALA operates two types of interlibrary loan courier delivery services for MALA member institutions:

Basic Courier Delivery Service
Extended Courier Delivery Service

Members & Partners Chart

MALA Holidays - NO Courier Delivery Service on these days

Below are links to frequently used courier delivery service forms and tools:
Courier Statistics Reporting Form Courier Log Sheet
Courier Delivery Service Report Form Interlibrary Loan & Courier Delivery Service Manual
Courier Delivery Service Report Form Lost Items Log: Google Doc
WorldShare Interlibrary Loan Documentation  


Video Tutorials

MALA Label Makers Overview

MALA Basic Service Label Maker Tutorial

MALA to Amigos Label Maker Tutorial

MALA and COKAMO Labeling Tutorial

MALA and MOBIUS Label Maker Tutorial

Courier Statistics Reporting Tutorial

ILL Tune Up! (12 minute video tutorial)


Courier Delivery Service Label Makers

Which Label Maker? Who Uses It and When?
Basic Services Label Maker • All MALA Members sending materials to libraries in Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Illinois, and COKAMO.
Extended Services – MALA to Amigos Only for materials going to Texas, New Mexico, Arkansas, and Oklahoma through the MALA office.
Do not use this label maker to send materials to Missouri, Kansas, Iowa or Illinois libraries!
Extended Services – Amigos to MALA • Not for MALA members. This label maker is for Amigos partners sending materials to MALA members.
Extended Services - MALA and MOBIUS *  Only for materials going to MOBIUS member libraries


This project is supported in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provision of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State. The Missouri LSTA funding pays for two day per week service between the Missouri Public Libraries.