Library systems and services make it possible for members of the BC
community to find and obtain books and other materials from beyond the
walls of the BC Libraries themselves. These systems and services
Members of the BC community have access to the Boston Library Consortium (BLC), an association of 19 academic and research libraries in New England. Borrowing and onsite use policies vary. Ask at a reference desk for the BLC borrower card.
The collections of the Boston Theological Institute consortium, consisting of over a million and a half volumes in theology and related disciplines, constitute one of the richest theological library centers in the world.
Using Interlibrary Loan, a member of the Boston College community can borrow books, videos, DVDs, sound recordings, microfilms, or receive photocopies of articles in magazines that are owned by another library.