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Consulting and Training Services: Professional Collection

Welcome to Consulting and Training Services at the Massachusetts Library System. On this page, you'll find info about our staff, our services, and links to guides about classes, topics, and services we offer.

MLS Professional Collection on MassCat

The MLS Professional Collection is located at our Marlborough office.
You can search the professional collection via MassCat: 

Due to the MLS office move in September, the Professional Collection will be
UNAVAILABLE during these dates:
30 August through 30 September, 2019.

The Professional Collection will be available for lending requests in person, via ComCat, and MassCat
starting October 1st, 2019.

Borrowing: Commonwealth Catalog Requests (PREFERRED METHOD)

If your library is a member of the Commonwealth Catalog you can search and place requests for the MLS Professional Collection within the ComCat site here:


Borrowing: Libraries not part of the Commonwealth Catalog

If your library is NOT part of the Commonwealth Catalog, place your request using the instructions linked below [PDF document].

  • You will need to know your library’s BPL card number (ILLiad number) in order to login and place your request.

If you do not know your library’s ILLiad number please contact:

Scott Kehoe, Resource Sharing Manager
866-627-7228 x308

Questions / Contacts

If you have questions about the MLS Professional Collection please contact us:

Alison DeMers, Resource Sharing
866-627-7228 x317

Scott Kehoe, Resource Sharing Manager
866-627-7228 x308

Vincent Nguyen, Resource Sharing
866-627-7228 x316