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The Virtual Catalog allows you to find books and other materials in multiple library catalogs with a single search. Library catalogs will continue to be added to the Virtual Catalog until we have the majority of the online catalogs in Massachusetts included.

The Statewide Virtual Catalog now includes:

Status Updates

Throughout 2014 the statewide Virtual Catalog will be moving to a new platform.  During this time, participating library systems will close down operations on the older system and come up on a new system.  Details of the schedule will be posted here as they become available.  (1/16/2013)

Cape Libraries Automated Materials Sharing (CLAMS), Minuteman Library Network (MLN), UMass Dartmouth, UMass Lowell and Westfield State University have temporarily removed themselves from the Virtual Catalog as each migrates to a new local library system.   They will rejoin the new Virtual Catalog when is up and running.

As of July 2009, UMass Boston users no longer place requests on the Virtual Catalog; however, the Healey Library at UMass Boston will continue to lend materials on the Virtual Catalog system.

UMass Amherst has been removed from the Virtual Catalog for many years due to system incompatibilities. UMass Amherst intends to rejoin when Massachusetts moves to the new interface.

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Page last updated on 02/24/2014