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Library Services During Covid-19

The Library is currently closed. We're open by appointment only. Please see hours below, information about how to make appointments, and the current Hours web page


Hours: Monday–Friday, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.

Contacts: Jessica C. Neal, College Archivist:

How we can help: The archives staff is available for remote research consultations, consultations about donating or transferring records to the archives including general institutional records, 50th anniversary donations, and Div III submissions, to which we strongly encourage submission via our Compass platform. Also, the staff can answer questions about reproduction support. Appointments are available by contacting Hampshire Archives research requests can be made directly to Archivist Jes Neal



We are available to support students with the following: 

  • Brainstorming online/virtual exhibition ideas
  • Talking through ways to complete Div III art projects without an in-person exhibition 
  • Guidance around documenting artwork
  • Artist statement feedback and support

Access Services (InfoBar staff)

General Access Questions

Remote Hours: Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

Contact: InfoBar staff

How we can help: Answer questions regarding Hampshire and Five College loans, renewals, and returns.

Interlibrary Loans (items not owned in the Five Colleges)

Remote Hours: Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

Contact: Olivia Rossetti, Access Services Associate:, cc:

How we can help: Answer questions regarding new requests for and items obtained from outside the Five College Consortium.

Librarians/Research & Instruction

Remote Hours: Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. and/or other hours by appointment.


How we can help: research assistance of all kinds: planning your research strategy, finding useful sources online, choosing sources wisely for your purposes, getting the full text of scholarly articles and ebooks, tracking down additional sources based on ones you already have, finding/using/citing videos, images, and other primary sources, incorporating the voices of others ethically into your own work, using bibliographic management software such as Zotero, and more. Contact us via email and we can set up a consultation via phone or videoconference.

Media Services

Hours: Contactless Equipment Loan Monday–Friday, 10 a.m.– 4 p.m.
Requests must be made at least two business days in advance via the General Inquiry Form below.

Contact: Neil A. Young, Manager of Media Services,

General Inquiry Form:
To make a remote or in person appointment for consultation on any aspects of audio visual media production, to arrange to borrow equipment, or for anything else that you are curious about or need help with. Neil is on campus twice a week and accessible remotely Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

Office Number: 413.559.5435. 

Media Basement Labs

Remote Hours: Monday–Friday, 11-6 p.m.

Contact: John Bruner, / skype = JohnnyWho2

Remote assistance: Questions answered via email, zoom, skype, etc.

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