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International Students Guide

This guide is designed to help international and intercultural students use Merrimack College's McQuade Library effectively.

Welcome

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Welcome to Merrimack College's McQuade Library!

In this guide, you will find information on how to use McQuade Library effectively as an international student. American libraries may be very different from those in your native country. 

Knowing what resources and services the library provides and using them efficiently will make your academic experience here at Merrimack College more successful and enjoyable. Please Contact a Librarian if you have any questions, or if you want to provide feedback on this guide. We look forward to meeting you and seeing you in the library!

You Can Do It!

Getting Help

The library staff is here to help you.  Don't hesitate to ask questions.

When you are in the library:

At the LIBRARY HELP DESK on the first floor, you can get help for almost everything: checking out books, finding materials on reserve for your class, directing you to librarians who can help you find books and articles for your research project, etc. 

If you don't want to come to the library:

There are many other ways you can contact us:

By phone at 978-837-5215978-837-5177

By email:  mcquade@merrimack.edu 

By text at 978-228-2275

Schedule and appointment with a librarian

You can make an appointment with a librarian If you are having difficulty locating materials on a particular topic, would like assistance in using the library databases, or simply need help beginning your research paper.