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Welcome to the University of Massachusetts Global Library!

Here you will find the resources you need for your research projects as well as the help you need to use library resources efficiently, effectively, and ethically.



Start Your Research with Global Search

The library's Global Search tool allows you to research many of our individual collections all at once. Start here if you’re new to the research process or if your research topic spans more than one subject area.

Improve your search using advanced search screens, available in most research databases. Unlike a basic search that allows you to enter just a few keywords, advanced search allows you to apply various attributes to the search in order to maximize the relevance of your results. Learn how on the Advanced Search in Library Databases guide.

Did you know? Creating an account with EBSCO, ProQuest, and our other database providers allows you to save your searches and potential sources in an online folder and get notified when new sources that match your search are uploaded into the database. Want to know more? Ask A Librarian.

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Ask A Librarian

Browse FAQs, email a question, or schedule an appointment. Faculty can request information literacy sessions.

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Scholarly Resources

Search subject-specific databases, look for a specific journal, borrow material from other libraries, and more!

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Doctoral Support

If you are in one of a doctoral programs, use this curated set of resources for help with your dissertation.

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Library Workshops

Sign up for a library workshop to learns critical research skills and earn a badge!

Need Help?

If you can't find something you need, send us an email and we will get back to you in 24-48 hours.
Please submit your question from a UMass Global email address.

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