UMass Lowell Library Resources for Graduate Students


  • Electronic copies:
  • Archival paper copies:
    • Search for the item:
    • Fill out a Storage Retrieval Form including the call number and the year for the thesis/dissertation you wish to retrieve.
    • The item will be retrieved from storage within 24 hours (no weekend retrieval).
    • Contact the Circulation Desk at Lydon Library, North Campus. The paper copy must be used at Lydon Library.
  • Microfilm copies:
    • Search the UMass Lowell Theses/Dissertation Database or the UML Library Catalog as above.
    • Get the call number for the item.
    • Go to the microfilm room, second floor, Lydon Library, UML North. Masters and Doctoral items are kept in separate cabinets.
    • Look by department (chemistry, education, etc.) and then by year and call number within the department.
    • Use the reader/printers to make a print copy.