Circulating books in our main collection can be found on the second floor of 118 Beacon Street, in the room on the Charles River side of the building. Books in our children's collection, which also circulate, can be found in the Reference Room on the other side of the second floor of 118.
Fisher College students and MBLN patrons may borrow books from the Fisher College Library for three weeks. Books may be renewed after that period. The fine for overdue books is 10¢ per day.
Faculty and Staff may borrow books for up to one full semester. Books must be renewed at the beginning of the subsequent semester.
Reference books are kept in the Reference Room, on the second floor of 118 Beacon Street. These books are non-circulating, meaning that they may not be checked out. Our reference collection includes almanacs, atlases, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and college guides, as well as subject-specific research materials.
Textbooks and Reserve Materials
Some textbooks and other reserve materials are available to borrow at the Circulation Desk. These items circulate for three hours. Please read our Library Reserve Policy.
The Fisher College Library maintains a collection of academic journals and magazines, as well as some daily newspapers. All periodicals are kept in the Periodicals Room on the third floor of 118 Beacon Street. Periodicals may not be removed from the Periodicals Room, except to be photocopied in the Reference Room for 15 cents per page.
Videos and DVDs
The Fisher College Library has a collection of academic and feature films available on video and DVD. All videos and DVDs can be checked out, and they are located in the Reference Room on the second floor of 118 Beacon Street.
Fisher College students and MBLN patrons may check out a total of two videos and/or DVDs for one week. They may be renewed after that period. The fine for overdue videos and DVDs is $1.00 per day.
Faculty members as well as faculty and students from the Division of Accelerated and Professional Studies may check out videos and DVDs for two weeks at a time. They may be renewed after that period.