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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 to Merrimack College's McQuade Library!

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

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. We look forward to meeting you and seeing you in the library!

Getting Help

At the Library Services 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. The library staff is here to help you. Don't hesitate to ask questions.

If you don't want to come to the library, there are many other ways you can contact us:

  • By phone at 978-837-5215 / 978-837-5177
  • By email: 
  • By text at 978-228-2275


Schedule 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. 

You Can Do It!

For questions or feedback contact the McQuade Library
Call us: 978-837-5177 | Text us:  978-228-2275 | Email us: