What is the Libraries Service Center?
The Libraries Service Center is the JHU Libraries' off-campus shelving facility, located in Laurel, MD, where it houses over a million books, periodicals, and pieces of audiovisual material.
If you find a title in Catalyst that says "Libraries Service Center", simply click the Request button. The JHU courier service will pick up the title, deliver it to SAIS, and you'll receive an email from the SAIS Library Circulation Desk to let you know it's available. You'll be able to check it out just like any other JHU book.
If a Libraries Service Center title is not requestable for some reason, next check Borrow Direct (for book titles only) or submit an interlibrary loan request (for articles and books not in Borrow Direct).