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PPOL- G 716: Pro Seminar - MacIndoe

Boston Library Consortium (BLC) Card

Current UMB faculty, staff and students, whose library records are in good standing, are eligible for a BLC card. The BLC card allows you to borrow materials from the libraries in the Boston Library Consortium when you physically visit those libraries. 

Fill out a BLC application form at the Circulation Desk, 2nd floor library lobby.

Using a BLC card

  • Register at the participating library's circulation desk.
  • Borrowing privileges and expiration dates vary at each institution. Check the policies of member libraries.
  • BLC cards issued to faculty and staff are valid for a full academic year (Sept 1 - Aug 31)
  • BLC Cards issued to students expire at the end of each semester, but may be renewed at the beginning of each semester.
  • UMB patrons are responsible for all fines/fees charged to their BLC card.

Other Academic Libraries

Boston Library Consortium (Requires BLC Card)
Current UMB faculty, staff and students, whose library records are in good standing, are eligible for a BLC card. The BLC card allows you to borrow materials from the libraries in the Boston Library Consortium when you physically visit those libraries. Check with individual college and universities libraries for borrowing policies.

Fenway Library Organization (Requires UMB ID)
Students, faculty, and staff must present a valid UMB ID card to borrow from FLC libraries. Check with individual college and universities libraries for borrowing policies.

Massachusetts Libraries in Public Higher Education (Requires UMB ID)
Direct borrowing privileges at most Massachusetts state college libraries are extended to current UMB faculty, staff, and students. You will need to have a current UMB ID. 

UMB students using any consortia libraries are subject to the same regulations and restrictions that apply to students who attend that institution.

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