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Did you know you can make an appointment with one of our librarians to help you with any reference or research questions you may have?

Research and Reference Help

Here are just some of the jobs we can help you with:

Additional Questions

For help with interlibrary loans, holds, passwords, renewals, overdues and course reserves, email us at circ@merrimack.edu.

Library Help Desk
978-837-5215

Research Center
978-837-5177

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What is 21C?

Our research librarians are part of the 21C network.

Today, learning requires ever-increasing levels of information literacy, reading, writing and mathematical knowledge and skill, as well as a range of strategies for developing content knowledge. 21C (Twenty-First Century Literacy Partners) is a network of campus offices and programs that provide students with support for learning beyond the classroom. Network members include Campus-wide Tutoringthe Research Centerthe Writing Centerthe Tutoring & Math Center, and the Study Partners Program

21C

Library Hours:
Monday, 2/26-Friday, 3/1

  • Monday, 2/26-Thursday, 2/29: McQuade Library is open 7 a.m. – midnight on each day.
  • Friday, 3/1: Library is open 7 a.m.-6 p.m.

Library Hours: Monday, Feb. 19-Friday, Feb. 23

  • Monday, Feb. 19: McQuade Library is open on President’s Day from 8:30 a.m. – midnight.
  • Tuesday, Feb. 20- Friday 2/23: Library is open 7 a.m. to midnight on each day. 

Inclement Weather Hours: Tuesday, Feb. 13

McQuade Library will be open 7 a.m.-midnight on Tuesday, 2/13/24.

Merrimack MLK Holiday Hours: Monday, Jan. 15

McQuade Library is open on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, 1/15, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and resumes regular hours on Tuesday, 1/16. 
See regular hours

Merrimack Holiday Break

McQuade Library is closed during Merrimack’s winter break: 12/21/23-1/3/24.  Library will reopen on 1/4/24 (8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; closed weekends).  Please email mcquade@merrimack.edu if you need research assistance during this time.

Thanksgiving Break Library Hours

McQuade Library will close for Thanksgiving break on Tuesday, 11/21, at 6 p.m. and reopen on Sunday, 11/26, at 10 a.m.

2023 Veterans Day Library Hours

McQuade Library is open regular hours on Veterans Day (Friday, 11/10) and during the weekend (11/11 & 11/12).

2023 Fall Break/Indigenous Peoples' Day Library Hours

  • Saturday, Oct 7: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Sunday, Oct 8: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Monday, Oct 9: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Oct. 10: 7 a.m.-2 a.m.

2023 Labor Day Weekend Library Building Hours

  • Sat., Sept. 2: 10 a.m.-midnight

  • Sun., Sept. 3: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

  • Mon., Sept. 4: 10 a.m.-2 a.m.

Easter Recess Library Building Hours

  • Wed., April 5: Library closes at 6 p.m.

  • Thurs., April 6-Sunday, April 9: Library closed

  • Mon., April 10: Library opens at 10 a.m.; resume 24/5 hours

3/14 Inclement Weather Alert

The McQuade Library will close at 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14, and will re-open at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, March 15.