Lesley students, faculty, and staff may also access materials from other libraries.
Fenway Library Organization Catalog
Lesley University Library is full member of the Fenway Library Organization, a Boston-based library consortium. Using the Fenway Library Organization (FLO) Catalog, you can find items held at other full member libraries and have books delivered to either Sherrill or Moriarty Library.
For example, to have a copy of Lord of the Rings delivered to Sherrill Library from the Wentworth Institute of Technology, you would go through the following steps:(1) select "Make a Request" from the record; (2) login using your Lesley ID number or the barcode on the back of your Lesley ID; (3) select "Request from Other Library"; (4) choose the pickup location and click "Submit." It will take between four and seven days for the book to arrive. Contact the Circulation Desk for more information.
Commonwealth Catalog (ComCat)
Use the Commonwealth Catalog (ComCat) to search for items that are not available at Lesley University Library or one of the FLO member libraries. This provides you with a place to search for books in all participating Massachusetts libraries.
To request an item from another library be delivered to either Sherrill or Moriarty Library: (1) Login using the barcode from your Lesley ID; (2) search for an item and select the quot;Request this Itemquot; button; (3) choose where you want the book delivered. You can check the status of your request by logging into your ComCat account.
Boston Public Library (BPL)
Lesley community members who work, own property, or live (even temporarily, as a student) in Massachusetts are eligible to borrow materials from the Boston Public Library.
Lesley students, faculty, and staff may borrow materials in-person from the following libraries:
These borrowing privileges are a result of Lesley University Library's membership within the Fenway Library Organization. Remember to bring your Lesley ID card with you when you go to borrow from one of the full member or affiliate member libraries listed above.
Sherrill Library | Lesley University, Brattle Campus | 89 Brattle Street - Cambridge, MA 02138 | 617-349-8850
John & Carol Moriarty Library | Lesley University, Porter Campus | 1801 Massachusetts Avenue - Cambridge, MA 02140 | 617-349-8070
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