Services for Faculty

Collection Development
The Fisher College Library staff encourages and appreciates your recommendations for books, films, online databases, periodicals, and other materials to be added to the library collection.

Inter-library Loan
If your research leads you to a book or article that is not available at the Fisher College Library, the Metro Boston Library Network, the Commonwealth Catalog, or through any of the databases to which Fisher has access, you may request an item through Inter-Library Loan. For more details, please ask a librarian. You can also place an Inter-Library Loan request in person, by phone at 617-236-8875, or by e-mail at

Library instruction (On CAMPUS and at site locations)
The Librarians offer library instruction sessions for your students at the Boston Campus.  Additionally, library instruction can be provided at the site locations of: Brockton, New Bedford, and North Attleboro.  Please contact a librarian for more information.

Please contact one of the Librarians to place library materials or your personal resources on reserve for your students.

setting up journal alerts through the online databases

Receive journal alerts (the table of contents) to your favorite publications from our online databases, via e-mail. See the instructions below.

How Do I Set Up a Journal Alert in EBSCO?

How Do I Set Up a Journal Alert in Gale Cengage?

How do I link articles from EBSCO, Gale and ProQuest into Blackboard?

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