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What’s Happening?


October 20, 2014

  • 1:00pm - 2:00pm: FYW 1050 Library Instruction
    Chandler / St. Germain

  • 6:30pm - 9:00pm: Women’s Lacrosse Study Hall
    Room 308
  • Image preview 7:00pm: October 20: Joshua W. Buckholtz
    Joshua Buckholtz is an experimental psychologist and neuroscientist who uses behavioral, genetic, brain imaging, and brain stimulation methods to understand why humans vary so dramatically in their capacity for self-control. Dr. Buckholtz is a Network Scholar for the MacArthur Foundation’s Research Network on Law and Neuroscience and serves on the faculty of the Center for Law, Brain and Behavior at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Campus News

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    The Department of Visual and Performing Arts at Merrimack College opens their 2014-15 season with the darkly comic play The Shape of Things.
  • The Fall edition of the library newsletter is out–get updates on Merrimack ScholarWorks, new books, media and other resources, and MACKsearch, our new ‘Google-like’ online search tool.

Quick Facts

  • ACCESS – make sure your password is set to access library resources from off campus! How-to

  • 3,427 DVDs at McQuade–from 12 Angry Men to The 400 Blows. What do you want to watch?

  • 235,840 items were held by McQuade on June 30, 2014.  What do you need?

  • 8,900+ photos of Merrimack in our Media Center collection.

  • 16,707 items were checked out last year.

  • 150,880 views or downloads from our online resources last year.

  • 378 and counting…course and subject guides to help you with your research at McQuade Library.

  • 37,300+ journals are available from the McQuade Library. Journal Finder

  • 225 databases are available for your research! Resource List

  • 1,180 students, on average, use the library between midnight and 7 AM each month.

  • 148 the number of hours McQuade Library is open per week. Study early or late.

  • SHHH… The Silent Study Room on the second floor is the place to go to concentrate!

  • 24/5 MACKcard holders:  McQuade Library opens at 10am on Sunday and doesn’t close til 12 on Friday–plus we’re here 10am to midnight on Saturday.