Knowledge Commons

Student Use of Academic Services Doubles in Knowledge Commons

Concept of centralizing services in Harold F. Johnson Library was funded by Mellon Foundation grant of $1.2 million 

Student Use of Academic Services Doubles in Knowledge Commons

The Knowledge Commons @ Harold F. Johnson Library

We're here to help: Connect with alums and peer mentors.

The Knowledge Commons is on the first floor of the library behind the Airport Lounge. Drop-in or email partner programs:

Services, hours, and spaces available in the Knowledge Commons

Subject-based and course-based guides are made by library staff to assist your academic work.

Resource Guides

Alumni fellows and peer mentors are available Sunday through Thursday evenings to work with you and support your work at Hampshire College. 

Hours and Services

Please visit our newly renovated space, which includes individual and group study rooms, lounge seating, whiteboards, and a classroom.

Classroom Calendar


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Harold F. Johnson Library
Hampshire College
893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002