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Building Hours and Locations

 Virtual Help is always available.

Hours for all libraries are posted here.  A OneCard is required for building entry. 

Face coverings are required for all users who are not fully vaccinated.

Students may request boks via the library’s Take-Out Service.

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Renewing Books

Login to My CBBcat, where you can access your library record, view a list of what you have checked out, and renew materials.

  • For questions about renewing or returning your CBB books, email Library Circulation, lib_circ@bowdoin.edu.
  • For questions about returning your ILL books, please contact the ILL Department, ill@bowdoin.edu.

Digital Access to the Library’s Physical Collections (Books and Journals)

All students may request digital delivery of journal articles or book chapters from Bowdoin’s physical collection.

To place a request, use the Bowdoin Digital Delivery link on this page.

  1. Login with your usual Bowdoin email name and password
  2. Choose Journal Article or Book Chapter under New Request on the left sidebar and complete the form with as much information as you have. Don’t know the chapter title(s) and pages from the book you need? Request a table of contents first.
  3. Please submit a separate request for each unique article, book chapter, or table of contents.
  4. A PDF of each item will be delivered through your Bowdoin Digital Delivery & ILL user account. You will receive an email notification from ill@bowdoin.edu.

Support for Remote Access to Online Resources

If you experience difficulty accessing library resources from off-campus, please contact Carr Ross (cross@bowdoin.edu) to troubleshoot connection issues.

Research Services and Resources

Librarians are providing research services in person as well a through email and online appointments.

Information on citation and copyright