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Order Forms

The Library's order form is temporarily unavailable.  To place an order at this time, please see the following instructions.

For books, videos, & DVDs, please e-mail Donna Van Dyck with these details of your request:

  • Requester's name, department, and e-mail address
  • As much of the following as you can provide - author, title, edition, publisher, year, format (book, CD, etc.)
  • Is item need for reserve?  If so, please provide course number and semester
  • Number of copies
  • Duplicate if already held by Colby and/or Bates (check CBBcat)?
  • Special instructions

For periodical requests, please e-mail Joan Campbell with these details of your request:

  • Requester's name, department, and e-mail address
  • Journal title
  • As much of the following that you can provide: publisher; ISSN; language; cost; frequency
  • Scope and description of subject matter
  • Does Colby or Bates own this title (check CBBcat)?
  • Purpose (faculty research, faculty course preparation, student research, etc.)
  • Why is it important to have a subscription at Bowdoin?
  • Print or electronic?

Thank you for your patience while we fix the problem.