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Communications and Media Studies: Interlibrary Loans

A general research guide for Communications and Media Studies

Interlibrary Loans

Traditional Interlibrary Loans

When you need books or journal articles that are not available in our library you may request them through interlibrary loan.  Interlibrary loans are available for Dominican students, staff and faculty only .

If you have questions, please read our interlibrary loan FAQs or contact Access Services at 415-485-3251 or


MARINet is a consortium of libraries in Marin County from which Dominican students, faculty, and staff can check out books, ebooks, and DVDs. Participating libraries are:

Marin Libraries
Belvedere-Tiburon Inverness Point Reyes Station
Bolinas Larkspur San Anselmo
Civic Center Library Marin City San Rafael
Corte Madera Mill Valley Sausalito
Fairfax Novato Stinson Beach


If an item that you are looking for is not available at the Archbishop Alemany Library but it is available through MARINet a “Request this title” button will be present.

  1. Click "Request this title" button
  2. Enter: your name, the barcode number on the back of your Penguin Pass, and your PIN.  If this is your first time using MARINet you'll need to create a PIN.
  3. Choose "Dominican" as your pickup location.
  4. Submit your request.
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