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Alumni Library can help!

Ablah Library front plaza    Find these valuable resources and services at Alumni Library. These departments are located on the Second Floor of Beatty Hall.
Circulation: This is the place to check out and return books, pay fines, and more! Also ask here for help with using the library’s computers and print stations.

Reference Desk: Go here when you need help finding information in the library. A librarian will help you find books and other materials, help you use the library catalog, and suggest good sources of information to answer your question.

Reference Collection. This collection contains books such as dictionaries, encyclopedias, biographies, and other forms of quick information. These books do not check out.

Interlibrary Loan (ILL). If Alumni Library doesn't have the book or article you need, ILL can often get it for you from another library. You can order the materials online and even receive full-text articles electronically through the ILL system.

Reserve. The reserve department has materials set aside for Wentworth students to use, such as readings for a specific class. The reserve section also has videos and DVDs that can be watched on computers or monitors in the library.

Current Periodicals. These are the newest copies (usually within the last 3 months) of the magazines, journals, and newspapers the library carries.

Book Drop. Library users can return materials through slots near the main entrance to the library.

Archives. This department archives old materials including rare books, photographs, posters, maps, and manuscripts. These materials provide historical information about WIT. This department is on the Mezzanine Level and is open by appointment by calling 617-989-4207.