Our libraries are essential to the learning process at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. That's why each MCPHS 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
Blais Family Library, Worcester campus
19 Foster St, Worcester, MA 01608
Manchester Campus Library, Manchester campus
1260 Elm St, Manchester, NH 03101
Website for all three libraries: http://my.mcphs.edu/libraries
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.
Material not directly available at the MCPHS 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
- Computer chat
Instruction is offered to individuals, small groups and classes on the use of:
- Research databases
- The Internet
- Electronic collections
All libraries have printers, photocopiers and computer facilities for:
- Conducting research
- Accessing online course materials
- Checking e-mail
Quiet study areas with study carrels, tables and soft seating are offered at each library.