Research Guides

Interlibrary Loan (ILL): Lending to other Institutions

A Guide to Interlibrary Loan Services at Wellesley.

Lending Policies

Fee:  We are a free lender and encourage reciprocal agreements

Request Methods: 

OCLC (WEL) or Email:

Loan Periods:

12 weeks for loans

4 weeks for media 


Loans are shipped via US Mail (unless specified by consortia policies)

Copies are sent via Odyssey or Article Exchange


Renewals are granted unless material is needed back at Wellesley


Loans are subject to recall.  We will notify you if the material is needed back before the due date. 


Materials from Special Collections and Archives are non-circulating.  They require approval from librarians and are subject to restrictions.  

Government Documents   






Contact Info

Contact Information:

Angie Batson & Jamie Jesanis

Shipping Address:

Clapp Library - Interlibrary Loan
Wellesley College
106 Central Street
Wellesley, MA 02481

Odyssey IP Address:

OCLC Symbol: WEL

Consortia: Boston Library Cosortia (BLC), IDS, RAPID, EAST, OBERLIN, LVIS


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