Information for Other Libraries

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How to Make a Request

Smith Accepts ILL Requests Via:

  • OCLC (preferred) [symbol = SNN]
  • Web Request Form - click here
  • ALA form
  • Fax
  • E-Mail


No charge for:

  • Oberlin Group libraries
  • Those libraries with a signed reciprocal agreement with the Smith College Interlibrary Loan Service

***$10 charge for all other libraries (for both loans and copies)

Payment Methods Accepted

  • IFM (preferred)
  • Check (invoice sent with item)
  • IFLA coupons

Loan Period

  • 4 weeks

Renewal Period

  • 4 weeks

Circulation Policies

  • Most categories of materials circulate on a case-by-case basis

Non-Circulating Materials:

  • Art oversize
  • Art theses
  • Newspapers (paper issues)
  • Periodicals (unbound issues)
  • Rare books
  • Reference books
  • Sound recordings
  • School for Social Work theses and dissertations (non-circ May 1 - August 20 only)
  • Videocasettes/DVDs

OPAC (Library Catalog)


  • Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Closed the week between Christmas and New Years

Contact Information

  Mailing Address Shipping Address
  Interlibrary Loan Section
Neilson Library
One Neilson Drive
Smith College
Northampton, MA 01063
ILL/Neilson Library (SNN)
One Neilson Drive
Smith College
Northampton, MA 01063


Name Job Title Phone
Christina Ryan Interlibrary Loan Supervisor (413) 585-2962
Susan Daily Interlibrary Loan Associate (413) 585-2962