To use the Bentley’s resources more effectively, you will need to use a general U-M account to register for your Bentley research account.

Have a U-M account? Click “Login” below to get started!


Don’t have a U-M account? That’s OK!

Click “Create” below to get started with a U-M Friend Account.



Once you have a Friend Account, come back to this page, and click the ACTIVATE button.


Do you have a U-M account but are new to research at the Bentley?


Have a U-M account and a Bentley research account?

Requesting Items

Once your research account is set up and you’re logged in, you may create a “New Reading Room Request” for materials directly from the MIRLYN catalog or finding aids.


Example view of a Bentley research account: