Virtual Catalog Upgrade

SAILS will be part of the first group of networks/libraries to migrate to the new Commonwealth Catalog (ComCat). Listed below are some key dates:
  • June 30 – Last day to place requests in the Virtual Catalog
  • July - Requests will be submitted using traditional inter-library loan.
  • August – Commonwealth Catalog open for staff to place requests
  • September – Commonwealth Catalog open for patrons to place requests
Until you can place your own requests, you will need to fill out a form to have a staff member place the request on your behalf. The form is available at: The initial set of lending partners on ComCat will be Bridgewater State University, University of Massachusetts (Amherst) Old Colony Library Network, Fenway Libraries Online, and MetroBoston.