Interlibrary Loan

Can't find what you need in the collection? Don't worry. You can borrow books, movies, and articles from other libraries using the below services.

Link+ is a consortium of libraries within California and Nevada. Search the catalog to make a request. Books and movies are delivered in less than a week for pick-up at the Library Service Desk or a participating pick-up library. Call (925) 631-4229 for more information.

Create an ILLiad account to borrow items from other libraries throughout the nation. Articles and book chapters are posted online in 2-3 business days. Books and movies can be picked up at the Library Service Desk within 2 weeks. Call (925) 631-4229 for more information.

Full-time faculty can get free borrowing privileges at UC Berkeley. To begin the process of getting permissions, you may wish to consult with the Dean of Academic Resources about your research needs. Then, write up a letter similar to this example on Saint Mary's College letterhead and take it to the Provost's office for a signature.