Snell Library Resources Available to Faculty


Online Support



  • Online, quick  e-mail delivery through interlibrary loan of requested journal articles for which there is not already online access. Articles are sent to you by email in about 1 to 3 days of request.
  • Subject librarians to assist faculty and students by telephone or email with library research or class assignment needs.
  • Subject tailored library research guides
  • Subject librarians are available to help identify sources to add to curricular assignments and consider titles you recommend for the collection
  • Reference services (telephone, 24/7 online chat, e-mail, texting)


Onsite Support


  • A large print and media collection of approximately one million volumes
  • An U.S. Government Documents Depository Collection of a few hundred thousand documents, mostly online.
  • The University Libraries are a member of the Boston Library Consortium, a group of local and regional academic libraries with a collective collection of over 35 million volumes.  With a BLC Card, one may borrow directly from member institutions.
  • The library does not generally purchase textbooks.  However, faculty are invited to place personal copies of textbooks used in courses on reserve for their students to use on-site.




Physical Facilities

  • Digital Media Commons and Studio.  (Digital work environment.  Book training sessions with a Digital Media Librarian.  Contact Debra Mandel to reserve a space or schedule a training session)
  • Classrooms 202 and 203 SL (please contact Tricia Reinhart at x4970 for scheduling).
    • NOTE:  After the “Summer II” 2013 semester session, these rooms will be moved to the first floor and operated by the University Registrar
  • The Library maintains 24/7 hours for the Northeastern University community.


Contact Information:

Northeastern University Libraries

360 Huntington Avenue [#59 on campus map]
Northeastern University
Boston, Massachusetts 02115
(617) 373-2350 or (617) 373-5409 fax