Use the catalog to find books, DVDs and other types of materials available at BC.
Start with simple keywords in the search box below to get started.
To do complex keyword searches for books on a topic, we recommend using the Advanced Search because you can:
TIP: When you go to the shelf to find your book, look at the others nearby; they may be useful, too.
Can't find the book you need at Boston College? You can request up to three books per day with our free interlibrary loan service. Books requested through interlibrary loan normally take 2-7 business days to arrive.
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The Boston Library Consortium is an association of 19 university libraries located in New England. As a student at Boston College, you can get a BLC Consortium borrowing card that will allow you to borrow books from these libraries. BLC Libraries in the area include MIT, Boston University, Brandeis, and Northeastern. You can obtain a BLC borrowing card from the reference desk at the O'Neill Library.
Please contact Hannah Ha, Head of the Social Work Library, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-552-3234.