Books & Media


Alumnae Library
Holly Stevens
Interim Head of Circulation/Interlibrary Loan (OCLC)


Library Tech Support

Alumnae Library
Debra Gomes
Librarian/Professor Serials/Systems



Books & Media

Explore the online catalog for the holdings of the Alumnae Library and all member libraries in C/W MARS (Central & Western Massachusetts Automated Resource Sharing). The WorldCat catalog contains the holdings of worldwide member libraries.

Elms Online Catalog

The Elms Online Catalog is the online listing of all books, journals, and media types in the Alumnae Library.

C/W MARS Catalog

The C/W MARS Online Catalog is the online listing of all holdings in the C/W MARS consortium libraries in Central and Western Massachusetts.


MassCat is a library catalog of holdings from school, medical, law, special and a few public libraries. The MassCat catalog contains materials from libraries with very diverse holdings.

Virtual Catalog

The MA Virtual Catalog provides a single, searchable catalog of materials owned by participating academic and public libraries in Massachusetts. Library patrons in good standing may use the Virtual Catalog to request items that are unavailable through their own library network or institution.


WorldCat provides a list of books, web resources, and other materials worldwide that have been cataloged by OCLC member libraries.

Digital Books Catalog

The Digital Books Catalog provides audiobooks, eBooks, and videos that may be downloaded for either 7 or 14 days. All audio books may be loaded onto a MP3 player, with select titles that work on an iPod. A valid library card is needed.

Digital Treasures

Digital Treasures is a cooperative digital library project conceived and designed by the Central/Western Massachusetts Resource Sharing (C/W MARS) library network and the Central & Western Massachusetts Regional Library System (WMRLS). It includes images from the Elms College Library Archives.

Area Online Catalogs

The Online Catalogs listed here are for area libraries, which are not included in any of the catalogs located on the left-side navigation.

SSJ Online Catalogs

The Online Catalogs listed here are for libraries in the Sisters of St. Joseph Consortium.