Info for Faculty
- Stay up-to-date with the most recent database and journal changes: http://umb.libguides.com/resource_updates
- Former Docutek users: Though we no longer have access to the Docutek platform, we have archived your content for the years 2013-2016. Please email Library.Reserves@umb.edu if you'd like to request the .zip files.
Key Resources & Services
Suggest items to be added to the library's collections. Note: Due to budget restrictions, Healey Library is temporarily not purchasing new materials for the general collection. We will record your requests for future acquisitions.
At the instructor's request, library staff will process and provide students equal access to required and/or supplemental course readings.
Copyright restrictions apply.
Healey Library and IT Educational Technology have joined forces to support faculty members that would like to adopt an open textbook or other OER content, and/or would like to create OER content to be used for their course. For a brief overview, please see our Quick Guide to OERs.
Healey's film and media collection consists of more than 2,000 DVDs 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.
Submit request for books, journal articles, and film unavailable at Healey Library.
Library staff will deliver Healey Library items to your desktop.
Healey Library offers a variety of programs and services to help UMass Boston students engage in key, lifelong, critical thinking and information-seeking skills.
Upon request, librarians will create portals to high quality research information for courses and assignments. Request through Ask a Librarian.
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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