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Partner Libraries

As a current NU student, faculty, or staff member, you may visit, as well as borrow materials in person (subject to restrictions) from the Boston Library Consortium (BLC) and reciprocal partner libraries listed below.

Visiting partner libraries

If you are a current student, staff, or faculty member affiliated with Northeastern

To visit, read and use collections at any of the libraries listed below, bring your current, valid Husky ID. Some libraries have restricted access during certain periods such as exams; always call or check before you go.

To borrow from a BLC Library, apply for a BLC Card online or at the Snell Help and Information Desk (process takes 24 hours) and bring the BLC Card and your Husky ID with you to the library you are visiting.

To borrow from New England Conservatory (Northeastern Music Department faculty and students majoring in music only), see additional information.

If you belong to one of the institutions listed below and you wish to enter Snell Library, bring a current valid ID from your home institution.  To borrow from our collections, you will also need a current, valid BLC card, available from your home institution library. 

List of Partner Libraries

Authorized members of the institutions below may use and borrow materials (subject to restrictions) from one another.

Library Location Type
Boston College Boston, MA BLC
Boston University Boston, MA BLC
Brandeis University Waltham, MA BLC
Hebrew College Newton, MA Reciprocal
Marine Biological Laboratory
& Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Woods Hole, MA BLC
New England Conservatory Boston, MA Reciprocal
State Library of Massachusetts Boston, MA BLC
Tufts University Medford, MA BLC
University of Connecticut Storrs, CT BLC
University of Massachusetts Amherst Amherst, MA BLC
University of Massachusetts Boston Boston, MA BLC
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Dartmouth, MA BLC
University of Massachusetts Lowell Lowell, MA BLC
University of Massachusetts Medical Center Worcester, MA BLC
University of New Hampshire Durham, NH BLC
University of Rhode Island Kingston, RI BLC
Wellesley College Wellesley, MA BLC
Williams College Williamstown, MA BLC