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Post Go-Live Fixes

Posted by 1 on 2015-05-14 16:00:00

Thank you all for your patience with the various minor hiccups we've had during migration.  The following issues have been resolved today:

Peace and War

Assessing the Legacies of Sixties Activism Today

Posted on 2013-01-22 14:59:00

The UMass Amherst Libraries will host talks by author Tom Fels and media artist Mark Tribe on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., in Room 2601 on Floor 26, of the Du Bois Library at UMass Amherst.

UMass Amherst Libraries Join HathiTrust Partnership

Posted by 44 on 2013-12-06 13:47:12

The UMass Amherst Libraries has become one of the newest partners of HathiTrust (, a partnership of major academic and research libraries collaborating in an extraordinary digital library initiative to preserve and provide access to the published record in digital form.

Jodi Picoult to Speak at Library

March 29 at 2014 Friends of the Library Dinner

Posted by 17 on 2014-01-21 15:56:19

Acclaimed novelist Jodi Picoult, who recently donated her papers to UMass Amherst Special Collections, will be the guest speaker on Saturday, March 29, 2014, at 6:30 p.m., at the Friends of the UMass Amherst Libraries twelfth annual Dinner with Friends, at the W.E.B. Du Bois Library at UMass Amherst.

Libraries Open Digital Media Lab

Posted on 2013-09-05 17:45:25

To support students working in multimedia, the W.E.B. Du Bois Library has opened a Digital Media Lab on Floor 3. The Lab has over 4,000 sq. ft. of production space that combines all the resources needed to produce high-quality multimedia from start to finish.

Trial for LGBT Thought and Culture

Posted by 78 on 2013-09-06 18:03:53

LGBT Thought and Culture from Alexander Street Press features documentaries, interviews, memoirs, speeches, biographies, archival footage and primary source collections exploring the cultural, social, and political evolution of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people since the beginning of the twentieth century.


Science and Engineering Library Reopens and Welcomes New Staff

Posted on 2014-09-04 14:59:29

The Science and Engineering Library (SEL) in Lederle Graduate Research Center Lowrise at the University of Massachusetts Amherst reopened Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, following completion of a window replacement project. In addition, SEL announces the appointments of three new Science and Engineering Librarians; Thea Atwood, Ellen Lutz, and Blake Spitz.

Demystifying Library Research

Posted by 130 on 2013-11-05 18:01:27

The UMass Amherst Libraries offer a new course, “Demystifying Library Research,” (UNIV 190-L) during the Spring 2014 semester.  The course, taught by Undergraduate Education Librarian Katherine Freedman, is primarily intended for first and second year students, and transfer students, but it is open to all. 

Scopus Now on Trial

Posted by 78 on 2013-10-11 18:30:04

The Libraries have a trial for Scopus, a comprehensive database of citations and abstracts for 21,000 titles from more than 5,000 international publishers across the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts & humanities. You can search by topic, author, author's affiliation, source, date and more.

New Oxford Handbooks, Business and Management Collection

Posted by 78 on 2013-11-27 15:54:32

The Libraries have purchased 5 new titles in the Oxford Handbooks Online Business and Management collection. You may find them in the UMass Amherst library catalog or through the collection site. The titles are: Oxford Handbook of Corporate Governance Oxford Handbook of Corporate Reputation Oxford Handbook of Internet Studies Oxford...