Using Other Libraries

Searching Other Libraries

To see which other libraries have what you need, try:

  • NExpress catalog
    (Bates, Bowdoin, Colby, Northeastern, Wellesley, Williams)
  • BLC Virtual Catalog (Boston Library Consortium)
    (Boston College,Boston Public Library, Boston University, Brandeis, Brown, Marine Biological Lab/Woods Hole, Northeastern, Tufts University, University of Connecticut University of Massachusetts, University of New Hampshire, Wellesley College, Williams College)
  • Worldcat (lists all North American holding libraries for all types of materials.)


The NU Libraries belong to the Boston Library Consortium (BLC) and NExpress.

The NU School of Law Libraryallows all current NU faculty, staff, and students to borrow in person.

Visiting other libraries

NU affiliates may make use of the many academic, public, and research libraries in the Greater Boston area. Ask a librarian for help locating libraries that may have what you need. We can also supply a letter of introduction if needed.

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