Reference Department

Reference Desk Phone Number 978.542.6766

Reference and Research Assistance

The library provides general reference and research assistance seven days a week, including nights and weekends (email, chat, phone, in-person). In-depth, individualized assistance may be scheduled on an appointment basis with a subject specialist librarian.


The reference collection consists of materials in electronic formats and non-circulating materials such as encyclopedias, almanacs, dictionaries, handbooks, directories, atlases, yearbooks, statistical sources, and bibliographies on general and specific subjects. United States and Massachusetts laws and court decisions are available through the library webpage.


Faculty may schedule library research classes taught by professional librarians. Focus may range from basic tours to advanced subject-related classes. For more information please see the instructional services webpage.

ADA Workstations

ADA workstations are available. Please contact reference for more information.

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