Interlibrary loan offers members of the Williams community (faculty, students, staff and their spouses) several options to borrow materials not available at Williams. Most materials may be borrowed for 30 days and some may be renewed.
For additional information on these services, contact the Sawyer Research Help Desk at 413-597-2515 or the Schow Services Desk at 413-597-4500 or send an email to our Ask A Librarian service.
Before borrowing from another library, make sure to check what is available at Williams. Did you...
|If you need||Use||How long will it take?||Can I renew?|
3 - 4 days for BLC
3 - 7 days for WorldCat
|Yes, use the library catalog.
|3 - 7 days||Yes, use the library catalog.|
|In-Person||----||Dependent on specific library policy|
|CDs, Videos, DVDs||3 - 7 days||Yes, use the library catalog.|
|1 - 2 days||Not Applicable|
|Chapters or Pages of a Book||1 - 2 days||Not Applicable|
|Dissertations and Conference Proceedings||5 - 10 days||Yes, use the library catalog.|
|Microform or Other Media Formats||5 - 10 days||Yes, use the library catalog.|