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Library

The Library serves as a gateway to information resources, creating an environment in which members of the Fisher College community can learn to access and use information in a constantly changing, technologically driven world. The Library embraces the College Mission by providing resources designed to support the curriculum, to promote intellectual curiosity and cultural appreciation, and to engage students, faculty and staff in the teaching/learning process.

Fall Library Hours
 
Monday 8 AM - 10 PM
Tuesday 8 AM - 10 PM
Wednesday 8 AM - 10 PM
Thursday 8 AM - 10 PM
Friday 8 AM - 4 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday 12 noon - 4 PM
*The Library will be closed on the following dates:
       - Monday, September 2 (Labor Day)
       - Monday, October 14 (Columbus Day)
       - Sunday, November 10 and Monday, November 11 (Veterans Day)
       - November 27 - December 1 (Thanksgiving Weekend)
The semester ends Friday, December 13. The Library will be CLOSED Saturday and Sunday, December 14 and December 15.
The Library will be open Monday - Friday, 8 am - 4 pm, December 16-20.
The Library will be closed for winter break from Saturday, December 21 - Wednesday, January 1.

Library Resources

The Library owns approximately 27,000 books and films, all of which can be found through BiblioCommons, the interface for our Integrated Library System. As a member of the Metro-Boston Library Network (MBLN), a network comprised of the Boston Public Library (all 26 branches), Chelsea Public Library, Malden Public Library, and Fisher College. The Fisher College community has access to millions of books, films, and other resources that can be requested online and delivered to campus. We receive deliveries Monday through Friday.

Library Donation Policy     

Books, film, and other material donations
The Library appreciates the donation of books, films, and other materials. In-kind offerings of books, films, and other materials are accepted with the understanding that they may be retained, discarded and/or used at the discretion of the Library. Items may be given in honor of, or in memory of, a member of the Fisher College community. The Library does not appraise books, films, or other materials.
 
Acknowledgment 
Although the Library does not appraise books and materials, a Librarian and/or Director of Advancement will provide a letter acknowledging receipt of any donations and indicating the type (e.g. hardcover book, paperback book, DVD, lectern, etc.), quantity,
and date of the donation.
 
Criteria for Books, films, and other donations
  • Items must be in good condition
  • Items must be suitable for the Library’s collection
  • Items must be given without restrictions or costs associated
 
Reservation of Rights
The Library reserves the right to dispose of such gifts as it deems appropriate. Such disposition may include, but is not limited to, the following:
  • Retention in the Fisher College Library or at one of the campuses
  • Donation to another library
  • Donation to another not-for-profit or nonprofit organization
  • Sale

Contact Us

Fisher College Library
118 Beacon Street,
Boston, MA 02116
T: 617-236-8875
 
Joshua McKain
College Librarian 
T: 617-236-8854
 
Cara Parkoff
Associate College Librarian 
T: 617-236-5420
 
Robin Colleen Moore
Librarian