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Library Orientation for International Students

Frequently asked questions about the library

Where is my course web site?

On http://moodle.hampshire.edu. Log in with your Hampshire user name and password and your course web sites will appear on the left.

Can I check out DVDs? CDs?

Yes.  All our dvds and cds are listed in the library online catalog.  You can borrow dvds and cds from any of the 5 colleges.

How many books can I have at once?  for how long?

There's no limit to the number of books you can borrow!  You can check out 3 cds at one time.  You can keep most library materials for 4 weeks.   Here are details.

What are the regular library hours?

Monday-Thursday, 8:30 am to 10 pm; Friday, 8:30 am to 6 pm;  Saturday closed; and Sunday, noon to 10 pm.    You are always to welcome the other Five College Libraries when Hampshire's Library is closed.        

Can I print, scan or copy in the library?

Yes.  There are copiers/printers and a scanner on the main floor, 3rd floor and in the Airport Lounge.  Ask for help the first time you use them.

Whom do I see for help with papers and projects for classes?

The subject librarians help students with papers and projects. Here are their names and contact information:

 Rachel Beckwith    Arts and Humanities Librarian      rbeckwith@hampshire.edu
 Robin Nolasco       Critical Social Inquiry  Librarian      rpn@hampshire.edu
 Amedeo DeCara    Natural Science and Cognitive Science Librarian     adLO@hampshire.edu
 

What is Interlibrary Loan?

This is a free service that brings you books and journal articles that are not in the 5 college libraries, usually within 24 hours.