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Interlibrary Loans and Link + Services

Interlibrary Loans

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

If you have questions 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:

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


Link+ is the largest borrowing consortium in California, linking us with dozens of Academic and Public libraries from across the state -- even a few in Nevada.  
  • Borrowing will be easy, using the same login you have set up for MARINet.  If you have not set up a MARINet account yet, instructions to create your login are below.
  • Delivery will be quick, via the same courier service we use to provide MARINet deliveries. You can check out a book for 3 weeks and multimedia for 7 days.
  • Current Link+ Libraries with more to be added, including Dominican: Member Libraries - Link+ - Innovative Interfaces

To access Link+, go to the catalog tab on the Library home page. You will see options to search the Link+ catalog and to set up a Link+ (your MARINnet account.) . You materials can be picked up and returned at the Access Services desk.

You can set up your MARINet account and password here:
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