For Distance and Online Students

Establishing Library Support for Distance and Online Programs

For information on establishing Library support for a distance or online program, please contact the librarian who covers your subject area.

SLIS West

Please see the SLIS West Student Guide for more information.

For questions or problems with Library services for SLIS West students, please contact:

Requesting material from Simmons University Library

Books and Media

  • How to request: Find the item in the Library Catalog and click on the "Place Hold" button. Select "SLIS West Fedex" as your pickup location.
  • How it is delivered: The item will be FedExed to you at your home, normally within two business days. Please be sure that your address is current in AARC.
  • How to return: Items may be returned to the Mount Holyoke Library Circulation Desk.

Articles from Print Periodicals

  • How to request: Place a request for the article using the Interlibrary Loan system. Use the "Article" request form and fill in as much citation information as possible. Be sure to indicate in the "Notes" field that you are a SLIS West student; otherwise, your request may be canceled.
  • How it is delivered: You will be notified via email when the article is ready to access electronically as a PDF through your ILL account.

Requesting material from other libraries (Interlibrary Loan)

Books and Media

  • How to request: Place a request using the Interlibrary Loan system. Use the "Book" or "Media" request form and fill in as much citation information as possible. You can also "Request via Interlibrary Loan" in WorldCat.
  • How it is delivered: The item will be FedExed to you at your home. Please be sure your address is current by clicking on "Update Contact Info" once you are logged in the Interlibrary Loan system.
  • How to return: Items may be returned to the Mount Holyoke Library Circulation Desk.

Articles

  • How to request: Place a request using the Interlibrary Loan system. Use the "Article" request form and fill in as much citation information as possible. You can also use the green "Find Full-Text" button found in Simmons e-resources or "Request via Interlibrary Loan" in WorldCat.
  • How it is delivered: You will be notified via email when the article is ready to access electronically as a PDF through your ILL account.