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Personal Librarians

Each first-year student and transfer student at Brandeis is matched with a Personal Librarian--find your Personal Librarian!

10 Things to Know about Brandeis Library

Your Librarians

Each first-year has a Personal Librarian who is available to answer Library questions. We also have subject librarians for every department and program.

Research Help

Our research help services include online chat, email, drop-in help, and consultations.

Technology Lending

We have phone and computer chargers and laptops available for short term check out.


Check to see if the Library has the books for your classes!


Open until 2 a.m. five nights per week during the semester and on holidays. For a full list of hours, visit our website.

Sound & Image Media Studios

Visit to learn about resources for creating video, audio, photos, and graphics.


Learn about data services, media production, MakerLab, citation, research, and more!

Brandeis Design and Innovation (BDI)

We provide access, training and opportunities to work with emerging technologies, such as 3D printers, 3D scanners, VR headsets and tools to build virtual worlds, and robotics and drones. More information.

 Archives & Special Collections

We have unique and rare books and manuscript material on many subjects. More information about Archives & Special Collections

Books, Articles & More

Your ID card is your Library card, and you can use your Brandeis username and password to access thousands of online resources. You can also request materials from other libraries through Interlibrary Loan.