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ILL Mailing Lists
Subscribe to our MLS-ILL list for important announcements and messages about mediated interlibrary loan services. The archive of previous announcements are available to view in case you've missed them at http://mblc.state.ma.us/sympa/lists/regional.
Libraries in the the former Central, Southeastern, and Western Regions (formerly served by Thomas Crane/Quincy) can subscribe here.
Libraries in the former Boston, Metrowest, Northeast Regions (formerly served by Wellesley Free Library) can subscribe here.
Search the MLS Professional Collection
Making New Requests in Clio
Follow this guide for detailed information on how to place new ILL requests through the Clio requesting form.
Updating Requests in Clio
Follow this guide for detailed information on how to update ILL requests in Clio.
Searching and Requesting in FirstSearch
Follow this guide for tips on successful searching and requesting in FirstSearch. (Please note: FirstSearch is only available to libraries in the Metrowest and Northeast Regions due to a legacy subscription from the Regions days.)
Sending article requests using ILLiad
Follow this guide for detailed information on placing Document Delivery requests in ILLiad, provided by the Boston Pubic Library
Tips for Successful Searching in WorldCat
WorldCat.org is a useful resource but has some downsides with how it displays information. View this guide for tips on how to navigate and get better citations.
Receiving requests in Clio
Renewing and Returning in Clio