When you need more resources, think outside the building. Items not included in our collection may be borrowed from other libraries. Take this brief tour to get started.
Link+ is a consortium of libraries within California and Nevada. Search the catalog to make a request. Books and DVDs are delivered in less than a week for pick-up at the Circulation desk or a participating pick-up library. Call (925) 631-4229 or download our brochure for more information.
Interlibrary Services: Create an ILLiad account to borrow items from other libraries located throughout the nation. Articles and book chapters are usually posted electronically to your account within a week. Books can be picked up at the Circulation desk within a month. Call (925) 631-4229 or download our brochure for more information.
Document Delivery/Photocopying: Create an ILLiad account to request that print articles and book chapters included in the library's collection be copied and posted electronically to your account. We also mail SMC books to home addresses and can mail up to 3 SMC books per month. This service is available for faculty, staff, graduate students, distant learners, and patrons with disabilities. Indicate "Document Delivery" in the request. Please call (925) 631-4229 or download our brochure for more information.
The Northern California Consortium of Psychology Libraries joins together small library and information centers which serve psychology and mental health communities. About 15 libraries participate in the reciprocal borrowing program, and this service requires a referral from the Circulation desk. Please call (925) 631-4624 for more information.