What items can I request?
Request items that support your research and academic needs. This includes items not in your preferred format (e.g. you can request a print book if we have the ebook). This is free for BC students, faculty, and staff.
|Item||Usually available in|
Books - Offsite (BC books stored offsite)
|Books - Checked out (BC books currently on loan)||up to 14 days|
|Books - Not at BC (Books not in the BC collection)||2-7 days|
|Book chapters (up to 10% of book)||1-3 days|
|Theses and dissertations||1-5 days|
|Media items (films, music, audio)||1-7 days|
|Tests & measures (FAQ)||not available|
|Harvard Business School cases (FAQ)||not available|
How do I request an item?
|Item||What to do|
|Books - Offsite (BC books stored offsite)||Find the item in the catalog, Sign-in, and use Request button to have it delivered to your library|
|Books - Checked out (BC books currently on loan)||
Fastest option: find the item in WorldCat and use the Request button or
Slower option: recall the book by using the Request button in the catalog (Sign-in required) to have it delivered to your library
|Books - Not at BC, Articles, Book Chapters, other material||
Request via Interlibrary loan or
find the item in WorldCat and use the Request button