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Create a U-M Friend Account

Through a U-M Friend account, you can obtain a username and set a password to begin your registration with the Clements Library. 

After you set your password, return to the Clements Library website to log in and finish your Clements Library registration. You must fill out our registration form and accept our terms and conditions to continue. You will then be ready to submit requests for Clements Library materials. 

If you have any questions, please contact us in advance of your visit. 

How to Set Up a U-M Friend Account

Keep these instructions open and read to the end as you follow the process below.  

Part One: Request a Friend Account

Step 1: Click on Request a Friend Account to get started. 

Step 2: In the Your email address box, enter your full email address (your email address will be your login ID), and then click Request.

Step 3: You’ll see a confirmation showing that your Friend account request has been submitted. A message has been sent to the email address you provided with further instructions. Check your email!

Step 4: Log into your email account to see the U-M Friend Account Request email.

Step 5: The email contains a link. Click the Create Friend Account link in the message to go to a web page where you will continue to create your Friend account. If you don’t see the message, check your spam or junk folder.

Step 6: In the Your email address box, type your full email address. Choose a password to enter in the Password box, then retype it to confirm in the Re-enter password box. Click Set Password.

Step 7: You will get a confirmation email when your Friend account has been created.

Part Two: Register with the Clements Library

Step 8: Important! Once you have a U-M Friend account, you must return to the Clements Library website and log in to complete your registration. Use your Friend account email and password to log in, then fill out the registration form and accept our terms and conditions to finish registering. Once you have completed that step, you are ready to begin requesting Clements Library collections.

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