Visiting the Library
Alumnae/i may use the Simmons College Library during all open hours. Please note that after 8:30pm, a current Simmons ID is required for entry.
Accessing Computers and Printing
Alumnae/i may use public computers in the Library; wireless internet access is also available throughout the Library. The Technology Desk in the Information Commons can assist with logging in from a personal laptop or public computer, and are available to provide basic software support. Once logged in, you may access the Library’s electronic resources.
Printing is available for a fee. Guest printing cards and instructions for use are available at the Circulation, Reference, and Technology Desks.
Simmons alumnae/i may obtain an alumnae/i card from the Office of Alumnae/i Relations, at room E104 in the Main College Building, at 617.521.2321 or 800.831.4284, or at email@example.com. Use your alumnae/i card to check out books and CDs from the Library; DVDs are available for in-library viewing only. Please note that Alumnae/i cards do not provide building access after 8:30 pm.
To renew your Library materials, call the Circulation Desk at 617.521.2786, or visit the Library.
For Interlibrary Loan services, please visit your local public library. Our reference staff can help you locate the nearest branch.
For help with research questions, contact a Simmons librarian. For more in-depth assistance, reference staff may refer you to resources available at your local public library.
Accessing Electronic Resources
While on campus, alumnae/i may access the Library’s electronic resources. Unfortunately, licensing restrictions prohibit us from extending off-site access to most databases. For remote access to electronic resources, visit your local public library. In Massachusetts, the Boston Public Library (BPL) provides remote access to its databases for all residents. Learn more at http://www.bpl.org/electronic/.
Miller/Knopf Career Resource Library
Alumane/i can visit our Career Resource Library (CRL), for help finding job listings, to research companies or industries, to learn how to network effectively, to find resume and interview tips, to search for graduate programs, and more. The CRL also maintains Career Guides with links to more than 1,000 career websites. The CRL is located in P304 and is open Monday-Friday 8:30-7:00; please email firstname.lastname@example.org to make an appointment.
Visit the Simmons College Archives to learn more about the history of the College. The Archives collects official records, photographs, memorabilia, publications, manuscripts, and other materials that document the history of the College. The Archives welcomes all alumnae/i with their questions about College events, course descriptions, or requests for photographs or other materials. The College Archives is located on Level 2 of the Library and is open Monday-Friday, 8:30 – 4:30; please email email@example.com to make an appointment.
When you visit the Library, discount parking coupons for the Simmons garage are available at the Circulation Desk and at the Career Resource Library. More information on parking at Simmons is available at the Campus Card Office