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Library Services Guide: For Students

For Students

Due to the One Simmons Project, the Library and Archives have relocated to a small, temporary space in C-520 and C-521. Librarians can direct you to available study spaces, on-campus computing, printers, and copiers. For more information on the services and resources across the University, visit the Navigating Simmons Guide.

Course Reserves Readings

To find books that are on your syllabus, and that have been placed on reserve, search Course Reserves Readings.


Print Course Reserves can be checked out at the Library Service Desk, C-520, during hours of operation.

Research Help

The library offers research services via Zoom, chat, and emailSchedule a session with your Research and Instruction Librarian.


Use Research Guides to discover the resources you need and improve your research.


View video tutorials to learn more about library resources, construct smart research queries, and enhance your library experience. 

Find and Borrow Library Materials

While the majority of the library's local collections are currently not accessible in person, the Library Service Desk will process print material requests and notify you when available for checkout.


Search and place requests for materials using the Simmons University Library Catalog.

Request materials via interlibrary loan.

Search for e-books and digital content using Library Search.

Learn more about borrowing and renewing other library materials.