Borrowing Privileges for Bentley affiliates at Other Libraries

Brandeis University Borrowing Cards

Faculty and students may use the Brandeis University borrowing cards to borrow materials from the Brandeis Library. Patrons are bound by the borrowing policies and rules of the Brandeis Library and are responsible for returning or paying any fines or fees that may have accrued. Members of the Bentley Community who borrow materials from Brandeis are responsible for returning said materials to the proper institution. The borrowing cards are circulated through the Bentley Library Services desk. Questions regarding borrowing cards should be directed to the Library Services Desk at 781.891.2168, or email us at libraryservices@bentley.edu.

Waltham Public Library Borrowing Cards

Bentley students can bring your Bentley ID card and an additional photo identification with your home address to receive a Library Card at the Waltham Public Library. If you are living off-campus, you will also be required to verify your local address. Student cards are valid until the first of May. If you are staying in Waltham for the summer, and can verify your summer address, your card may be extended until the first of September. You will be asked to verify your address again at the beginning of the new academic year. More information is available at: http://waltham.lib.ma.us/circulation/index.php#cards

Borrowing Cards for Bentley Faculty members

Full-time Bentley faculty who would like to borrow research materials from one of these area libraries may apply for a borrowing card that is sponsored by the Bentley library. Please allow two to three business days for an e-mail response to your application.

Boston College Library

Physical access to collections

Borrowing Card Privileges

The Boston College Libraries (excluding the Law Library) are open to the public. During exam period however, in the Fall and Spring, access to the O'Neill Library is limited. During these two periods entrance to the building is limited to Boston College students, faculty, and staff after 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, and all day Saturday and Sunday. From 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, the library remains open to non-Boston College users.

Borrowing privileges extend to all libraries except the Law Library and the Educational Resource Center. To ask specific questions regarding borrowing privileges, contact the O'Neill Circulation Desk at 617.552.8038. Cards are issued for three-month or one-year periods.

Boston University Library

Physical access to collections

Borrowing Card Privileges

The Boston University Libraries (including Mugar Memorial, Pappas Law, and Medical Libraries) are open to the public. Contact the Circulation Desk at 617.353.3732 to verify hours.

Borrowing privileges are extended only to those associated with Boston University.

Harvard College Library

Physical access to collections

Borrowing Card Privileges

A borrowing card is required to gain physical access to collections. Once a borrowing card has been secured, the following privileges apply.

Borrowing, Stacks Browsing and Reading Room Privileges Only in the following libraries:
Biological Laboratories Library

Harvard-Yenching Library

Cabot Science Library

Lamont Library (alumni/ae of Harvard and Radcliffe Colleges only; no reserves borrowing)

Center for European Studies Library

Relations/Sociology Library

Eda Kuhn Loeb Music Library

Tozzer Library

Fine Arts Library

Widener Library
Gutman Educational Library

Wolbach Library of the Harvard College Observatory

Gordon McKay Library of the Division of Applied Sciences

 

Stacks Browsing and Reading Room Privileges Only in the following libraries:
The Baker Library (HBS) is open to faculty who present a valid faculty ID, but does not offer borrowing cards or borrowing privileges
Lamont Library
Library of the Gray Herbarium (with second photo ID)

Reading Room Privileges Only in Houghton Library (with two photo IDs)


Borrowing privileges within the Harvard College Library are extended to individuals who hold either a current Harvard ID or an HCL Special Borrower Card. ID cards are not transferable. (Note: In Harvard-Yenching Library, certain borrowing privileges are granted by the head librarian, and in Lamont Library the Special Borrower Card must be embossed with a "C" or "U".) Cards are issued for three/six/twelve-month periods.

MIT Libraries

Physical access to collections

Borrowing Card Privileges

You may access the MIT Libraries' open stack collections, government depository material, and the Institute Archives. Visitors are welcome, although restrictions apply during exam periods in December and May. Users without MIT library borrowing privileges may be asked to register at the circulation desk of the library they are using.

Most materials may be borrowed for a maximum of four weeks and are non-renewable. To ask specific questions regarding borrowing privileges, contact Document Services at 617.253.5650. Cards are issued for year and half-year periods.

Tufts Main Library (Tisch)

Physical access to collections

Borrowing Card Privileges

Visitors are welcome at the Tisch Library. No check-in or registration is required.

Most materials may be borrowed for a maximum of four weeks and are non-renewable. To ask specific questions regarding borrowing privileges, contact the Circulation Desk at 617.627.3347. Cards are issued for one year or six-month periods.

Wellesley College Library

Physical access to collections

Borrowing Card Privileges

The Wellesley College Library is open to the public. Contact the Circulation Desk at 781.283.2166 to verify hours.

Borrowing privileges are extended only to those associated with Wellesley College.