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Here you will find information about accessing our collection of print and online books.  You will also find information about obtaining a Boston Library Consortium card, which grants you access to several academic libraries in Massachusetts, Connecticut and New Hampshire.

Home Delivery

If you're a enrolled in a fully-online program and live in one of the 48 contiguous states, you are eligible to have books and other materials mailed directly to your house. At this time, there is no charge for this service! You can request up to five items at a time. If you need more than five, please contact Online Support and we will work with you to see that your needs are met.

To request a book from our collection, use the ILLiad request form for books. Please indicate that you're enrolled in an online program in the notes field (e.g., Policy Studies - Fully Online). 

You also have access to our collection of online books and can obtain a Boston Library Consortium card, which grants you access to several academic libraries in Massachusetts, Connecticut and New Hampshire.

Primo - Finding Books

Use Primo to find the library's collection of books, videos, and journals. See the Help Page for Finding Books for more information on using Primo to locate books. 

Use the search box below to run a quick search or use the advanced search page to limit your material type to books prior to searching. 

Finding Books in the UMD Library and Beyond

In addition to searching our library collections, you may also want to use these resources:

Boston Library Consortium

You can obtain a Boston Library Consortium card at the Library's Circulation Desk. This card grants you access to several academic libraries in Massachusetts, Connecticut and New Hampshire. While we are your primary library, if you don't live close to campus you may find one of these libraries more convenient.