Alumnae Library
Michael Smith
Interim Reference Librarian


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  • Main Library Reference Desk - (413) 265-2297
  • General Inquiries, InterLibrary Loan, Reserve Materials, & Account Assistance - (413) 265-2280
  • For Library Technical Support - (413) 265-2316

Research Consultations

Research consultations are available for Elms faculty, staff, and students requiring assistance with projects, assignments, or in-depth research.

In Person

Elms faculty, staff, and students are always welcomed to stop by one of our service desks (Reference or Circulation).


Click here to ask questions through the library's Facebook page.  The library staff will be monitoring the page during the following hours:

Monday-Friday: 8:00 am - Midnight
Saturday: 10:00 am - midnight
Sundays: Noon - Midnight.


Anthony Fonseca - Library Director

Lynn Gamble - Acquisitions/Cataloger

Melissa Goldsmith - Head of Digital Special Collections & Technical Services

Debra Gomes - Associate Director & Head of Library Technology

Michael Smith - Interim Reference Librarian

Holly Stevens - Head of Circulation

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LibAnswers Chat

Click on the Chat button below to have a live conversation with the library staff. The library staff will be online during the following hours:

Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm.