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Faculty Guide to UMass Lowell Library Services

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

The staff of the UMass Lowell libraries is committed to supporting the process of scholarship and its transmission in the classroom. We deliver this support in a variety of ways and look forward to collaborating with faculty in fulfilling their needs.

Service and Resource Highlights


For Journal literature, the library uses Ebsco Discovery Service, (Article Quick Search) indexing 600 million articles.

For books and e-books, the collection in Worldcat is available, searching 330 million records. Combined with the library's Interlibrary Loan service, items can often be available in 24 hours.

In addition, the library subscribes to Endnote, citation management software.