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Libraries

Our libraries are essential to the learning process at MCPHS University. That's why each MCPHS University campus features a modern and comfortable library environment that fosters research, learning and study.

Henrietta DeBenedictis Library, Boston campus
179 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115
617.732.2252

Blais Family Library, Worcester campus
19 Foster St, Worcester, MA 01608
508.373.5618

Manchester Campus Library, Manchester campus
1260 Elm St, Manchester, NH 03101
603.314.1717

Website for all three libraries: http://my.mcphs.edu/libraries

Collections

Most of our print collections have been converted into an elec­tronic format, enabling users to access material remotely and from all three campuses. Each library maintains small print and reserve collections to support its campus programs.

Through its combined print and electronic collections, the libraries maintain research-level collections in pharmacy and drug information, as well as core collections in pharmaceutical sciences, clinical medicine, nursing and the allied health sciences.

Our current collection includes:

  • 12,426 print books
  • More than 75,000 e-books

Students, faculty and staff have additional access to:

  • 40,000 e-journals
  • 1660 media items
  • More than 135 databases

The libraries are members of various local and regional library consortia, which provide additional access to many college and university library collections.

Services

Material not directly available at the MCPHS University libraries can be obtained through our interlibrary loan service, which provides timely delivery of journal articles and books, usually at no cost to our students, faculty and staff.

All libraries employ professional librarians who offer reference assistance:

  • In person
  • By phone
  • Email
  • Computer chat

Instruction is offered to individuals, small groups and classes on the use of:

  • Research databases
  • The Internet
  • Electronic collections

Facilities

All libraries have printers, photocopiers and computer facilities for:

  • Conducting research
  • Accessing online course materials
  • Checking email

 Quiet study areas with study carrels, tables and soft seating are offered at each library.