Request Books, DVDs, CDs, etc.

You have options for requesting these materials to be delivered to Wellesley or you may borrow in person at BLC libraries or NExpress libraries.


Borrow materials from Bates, Bowdoin, Colby, Middlebury, and Williams Libraries. Most items will be available for pick up at the Clapp Service Desk within 2-3 business days. The system is integrated into our library system, allowing for faster requesting and easy renewals. To check the status/ history of your requests, login to your Library Account.


Search and request through this database of library catalogs of worldwide published material. NExpress and Boston Library Consortium partners are listed first to allow the fastest Delivery method possible.

ILL Book Form

allows you to fill in a request form to easily request an item when you know exactly what you need and let the ILL staff process it by the quickest method. First time users must login with Domain username and password to complete registration.  Delivery ranges from 3 days to 2 weeks depending on how far the item has to travel (materials are requested from libraries worldwide). To check the status/ history of your requests, login to your ILL account.