Make sure you search the Wellesley Library Catalog first to make sure we don't already own the item.
|Request Type||Average Time for Request|
|ILL (book)||** 2-10 days|
|ILL (article/chapter)||hours to 2 days|
** Some materials may take longer based on location of lending library and availability of item requested
(In the case of large numbers of requests, we may ask if the material is for faculty, scholarly research or direct the user to Research & Instruction for further assistance)
Articles and Book Chapters
Please contact us and let us know what you've requested and we'll cancel it for you.
Place your request and we'll try to get it for you.
We may not be able to borrow the following:
Loan periods vary depending on the lending library. Most libraries give a 4 week loan period with one renewal and some give an 8 week loan period with no renewal. Items may be recalled at anytime (prior to the due date) by the lending library.
All overdue notices are emailed to your Wellesley email.