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Bowdoin Digital Delivery & Interlibrary Loan

The Library quarantines materials received from other libraries for 72 hours before handling, resulting in increased delivery times.

Bowdoin Digital Delivery & Interlibrary Loan are resource sharing services for Bowdoin College faculty, staff and students.

To request articles & book chapters:

Bowdoin Digital Delivery

Digital delivery from Bowdoin’s print collection for faculty, staff and all students (1-2 day delivery)

Interlibrary Loan

Digital delivery from libraries worldwide for faculty, staff and all students (2-4 day delivery)


To request books, CDs, DVDs, & dissertations:

CBBcat

Borrowing through the Colby, Bates and Bowdoin catalog for faculty, staff and on-campus students (available for pickup in 5-10 days); and for off campus independent study and honors students enrolled in CBB by Mail (10-14 days)

MaineCat

Borrowing through Maine’s statewide catalog for faculty, staff and on-campus students (available for pickup in 5-10 days)

Interlibrary Loan

Borrowing from libraries worldwide for faculty, staff and on-campus students (available for pickup in 10-14 days)


To check on the status of your request or to renew an item: