Healey Library

at the University of Massachusetts Boston

Info for Faculty

Key Resources & Services

Acquisition Requests
Suggest items to be added to the library's collections:

Course Reserves
At the instructor's request, library staff will process and provide students equal access to required and/or supplemental course readings via Print Reserves or Electronic Reserves (E-Reserves). 

Copyright restrictions apply.

Film & Media
Healey's film and media collection consists of more than 2,000 DVDs and videocassettes and over 30,000 streaming videos. There is a list of streaming vendors but all physical and digital titles are searchable on the online catalog where you can use Filter Your Result to click on 'videorecordings'.  

Institutional Repository & Open Access
Faculty members and researchers at UMass Boston have the opportunity to make their research openly available to the world through personal Author Pages on ScholarWorks, the open access campus institutional repository for scholarship and research.

Learn about UMass Boston’s Open Access Policy.

Interlibrary Loan & Document Delivery
Interlibrary Loan
Submit request for books, journal articles, and film unavailable at Healey Library.

Document Delivery
Library staff will deliver Healey Library items to your desktop.

Library Instruction Program
Healey Library offers a variety of programs and services to help UMass Boston students engage in key, lifelong, critical thinking and information-seeking skills.

Research Guides
Upon request, librarians will create portals to high quality research information for courses and assignments. Request through Ask a Librarian.

University Archives & Special Collections

UASC, located on the 5th floor of the Joseph P. Healey Library, provides pedagogical support and extensive primary source resource materials to engage students across disciplines. UASC staff are available for consultations, assignment support, and instruction sessions.

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Library Services Just for Faculty

UMass Boston provides Carnegie-ranked, research intensive, doctoral-level library services. Find texts, films, and journals. Read More