Graduate Students

Graduate students should check here for a summary of their Library privileges.
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EndNote is citation manager. It helps you cite your sources and create bibliographies.

General Information

The online catalog should be checked for books on your subject.  If we do not have the book you need, you may request it through Interlibrary Loan

The UML E-Journal list has a complete listing with links for all journals for which we have e-access and links into our computer catalog to show you what journals we own in paper or microfilm.

SciFinder Web

SciFinder is now available as a web based resource.

SciFinder Scholar access is only available for current students, faculty and staff at UMASS Lowell. You must have a current UML email address to register for SFS access.

Register to have web access via the link below. You will be able to choose your own username and password and a security question. You must receive an email from SFS and reply to it in order for your access to be complete.

SciFinder Registration

Only your name and email address are required.  Your email address must be your UML email address.

Please note that you must choose a username of 5-15 letters which may include only letters and/or numbers and any of the following special symbols:

  •   - dash
  •  _  Underscore
  •   .  period
  • @  at symbol

Your password must be more complex, with 7-15 characters and AT LEAST THREE of the following:

  • Letters
  • Numbers
  • Mixed upper-lower case letters
  • Non-alphanumeric characters (e.g. @, #,%,&,*)

Select a security question from the drop-down menu.


Once registered, you may use SciFinder from any web-connected computer, provided you have properly proxied yourself for off campus use.

SciFinder Web access