Other Libraries

Local

NExpress
A consortium of 7 college & university libraries in New England, including Wellesley College. NExpress is the fastest way to borrow books we don't own.
Boston Library Consortium (BLC)
17 academic & research libraries in the greater Boston area & New England, including Wellesley College. Get a BLC card at the Clapp or Science Reference Desk and borrow directly from any of these libraries.
MIT Libraries
Your Wellesley ID gives you borrowing privileges at MIT libraries - you don't have to be cross-registered at MIT. See the "Guide to MIT libraries," available at any MIT library. If you're cross-registered , you can also get an MIT ID card at their Student Center.
Harvard University Libraries & Museums
Access policies vary. Wellesley College students and faculty have access and limited borrowing privileges at several Harvard libraries - please consult a Research & Instruction librarian for more information. Faculty may apply for a Widener Library Grant (see Letter E.) through the Dean of the College's office.
Minuteman Library Network (MLN)
A consortium of public and small college libraries in the Metrowest area surrounding Wellesley. Get a Minuteman library card at Wellesley Free Library with proof of Wellesley residency and borrow books & videos at any of the 41 Minuteman libraries.
Fenway Library Consortium (FLC)
A cooperating group of libraries in Boston's Fenway area.

Other U.S. libraries

US Academic Libraries - Libraries on the Web

Library of Congress
Over 12 million bibliographic records representing books, serials, computer files, manuscripts, cartographic materials, music, sound recordings, and visual materials from the Library's collections.
WorldCat
Search most U.S. and many foreign library catalogs at once.
To request items we don't own, click on the title for the full record, then click on the Find It!@Wellesley button.

Libraries worldwide

Libweb - Library Servers via WWW
currently lists libraries in over 125 countries worldwide.
lib-web-cats
A searchable directory of libraries throughout the world.
The European Library
A portal offering access to the combined resources of the 43 national libraries of Europe.

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