Important Updates

  • Please checkout the Remote Access Guide if you are having trouble accessing resources from off campus.
  • Lillie Library and Data Library reading rooms, stacks, public computers and printers remain closed. Contactless pickup of resources can be arranged. 
  • The MBLWHOI Lillie Library office is staffed daily, if you would like physical items from the collection or need research assistance, please contact the main library office: or call 508-289-7002. 
  • The Data Library and Archives office in McLean is staffed on a part-time basis.  Library staff are also available virtually. If you need an item from the collection or research assistance, please contact
  • The office in Swope that prints id cards has asked that anyone who needs a card email to make an appointment to come and get a card 48 hrs in advance. 
  • The Library is not renting desks at this time. 
  • Please return MBLWHOI Library books and Interlibrary Loans via intercampus mail to the MBLWHOI Library.