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Five College Library Catalog
What to do if you cannot locate a known item in the Five College Library catalog:
Use WorldCat to expand your search for books, theses, etc. beyond the Five College area. Watch for items that are owned by only one library; such unique material is often not obtainable via interlibrary loan.
Interlibrary Loan (Books & Media)
Request books and media not available in the Five Colleges. Please allow at least 2 weeks for delivery.
Requesting Books from Five Colleges and Smith Storage
Five College Delivery/Request Item
Use the library catalog to request delivery of books and media available in the Five Colleges. You will be asked to login with your Smith username and password.
Requesting Items from Smith Storage
Use the Request Item button in the library catalog to request delivery of books from Storage to be picked up at Young Library or your own Five College home institution.
Ask a Librarian
Librarians at Josten Library are available for consultation and reference:
M-Th, 10:00am-6:00pm; F, 10:00am-5:00 pm.
What is Where @ Josten
Request at Circulation Desk
CD, VHS, DVD, LP
Closed stack; request at Circulation Desk.
Circulating Scores (Lower Stacks)
--Cutter classified scores (V etc.); pre-1974
--Library of Congress classified scores (M, etc.); post-1974
Circulating Books / LC classified (Upper Stacks)
--Books, playscripts, folio (oversize) books
--A-Z Library of Congress classified materials
Circulating Books / Dewey classified (SC/West St. Storage)
All Josten Dewey classified books can be paged through the Request function in the Five College Online Catalog.
Treasure Cases (Lower Stacks)
Monuments/Composer complete works, etc. (In Library Use Only)
Shelved in the Josten Reference Room.
All Josten bound periodicals are located in SC/West St. Storage. Click on above link to access the Storage Journal Request Form.
Shelved in the Ankudowich Rare Book Room (J131). Inquire at Circulation Desk.