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Library Service in Support of the Department of English

The library represents the probity of the university. In adhering to the highest ideals of scholarship and teaching, the university relies on it's library to maintain access to information and scholarship crucial to these goals.

The staff of the UMass Lowell libraries are committed to supporting the process of scholarship and it's transmission in the classroom. We deliver this support in a variety of ways, and look forward to collaborating with the English Department in fulfilling their needs.

The English department consists of 400 students and 35 full-time faculty. It offers majors in Literature, Theater Arts, Creative Writing, Journalism and Professional Writing, as well as an online degree in English Studies.


The UMass Lowell Libraries subscribe to two world class search engines. One is Worldcat,catalog comprised of the collections of 72,000 libraries in 170 countries that participate in the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC).

For searching in the Journal article literature, just one search engine searches the vast majority of our scholarly journal databases and indexes. Currently, there are 600 million articles indexed by our Article Quick Search. You can and your students can:

  • Search broadly
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  • Search Books
  • Search Primary Sources


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From the search box below you can search 330 million records, representing over 2 billion items in 485 languages. UML print and e-books appear first, followed by regional and global holdings. 

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Search Narrowly

The search box below gives you access to Ebsco Discovery Service. Search UML subscription databases for journal articles.You can filter your search to refine your results.

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