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How to Make a Request

Smith College Libraries accepts interlibrary loan requests in the following ways:


The following groups may borrow materials free of charge:

  • Oberlin Group libraries
  • Libraries with a signed reciprocal agreement with Smith College
  • Massachusetts public libraries

Other institutions are charged $10 per request (both loans and copies). The following payment methods are accepted:

  • IFM (preferred)
  • Check—we will include an invoice with the item
  • IFLA coupons

Circulation Policies

Materials are loaned for 4 weeks, and may be renewed once for another 4 weeks.

The following categories of materials generally do not circulate; exceptions may be made on a case-by-case basis.

  • Art oversize
  • Art theses
  • Newspapers
  • Periodicals (bound and unbound)
  • Reference books
  • Sound recordings
  • Special Collections materials
  • Videocassettes/DVDs

Contact Us

Mailing/Delivery Address:
Smith College Interlibrary Loan
Neilson Library c/o Alumnae Gym
83 Green Street
Northampton, MA 01063

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Name Job Title Phone Email
Andy Kretschmar Resource Sharing Librarian 413-585-2972
Matthew Durand Interlibrary Loan Associate 413-585-2962