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November 30, 2015

  • All Day: Tolle Lege Submissions
    Don’t forget to send your 2015 publications to McQuade for the Tolle Lege Collection. Last day for submissions is Fri Dec 4.

December 2, 2015

  • 4:30pm - 6:00pm: Building Community, Reaching for Justice Speaker Series: Lorna Rivera, Ph.D.
    Lorna Rivera, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Women’s Studies and Director of Latino Studies Program in the College of Liberal Arts at UMASS Boston

    Nativist Ideologies and Resistance in Latino Communities:
    Dr. Rivera will discuss the politics of nativism, cultural difference, and pluralism in the United States.  Rivera will discuss research about hate crimes and discriminatory policies against Latino  immigrants, and examine what is at stake for Latino communities in the next U.S. presidential election and beyond.  

December 3, 2015

  • Image preview 2:30pm - 4:30pm: Shut up and Write!
    In the spirit of you don’t need to “go it alone”with your writing and research agenda, the CETL is pleased to offer you support options. The first is the introduction of weekly Shut up and Write! sessions.

Quick Facts

  • 3,585 DVDs at McQuade–plus 21,000 online videos. What do you want to watch?

  • 9,367 items in the Education Resources Collection on McQuade’s 2nd floor. Good Night Moon!

  • 267,684 items were held by McQuade on June 30, 2015.  What do you need?

  • 18,000+ photos of Merrimack in our Media Center collection.

  • 17,567 items were checked out of McQuade Library last year.

  • 156,138 views or downloads from McQuade’s online resources last year.

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

  • 105,500+ journals are available from the McQuade Library. Journal Finder

  • 225+ databases are available through McQuade Library for your research! Resource List

  • 1,026 students, on average, use McQuade Library between midnight and 7 AM each month.

  • 148 hours a week – McQuade’s open for you. Study early or late.

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

  • SHHH… The Foisy Family Silent Study Room on the 2nd floor of McQuade 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.