Research and Study

Meet with a Librarian

Schedule a research appointment with a librarian to discuss and narrow your topic; refine your searching techniques; and choose the highest-quality information to use.

Explore Tutorials

The Simmons University Library’s video tutorials introduce library resources, show you how to construct smart research queries, and enhance your library experience.

Research Guides

Use Research Guides to discover additional information and sources and to improve your research. Research Guides are organized by subject, topic, course, and more. Use our collection of guides for help with assignments, or browse the complete list of guides.

Course Guides

The Simmons University Library’s Course Guides highlight course-specific content covering assignment support, field-related information, and more.

Community Guides

Use Community Guides to learn about meaningful social topics such as Activism 101, Digitizing Women’s Suffrage, or Relationship Skills. Simmons community members are welcome to suggest a topic for a Community Guide.

Rooms and Spaces

The library offers twenty group study rooms for student use and a variety of "zones" to support both quiet and collaborative student work.

Technology in the Library

Learn more about the options we have to meet your printing, copying, scanning, and technology needs in the library.