Northeastern University

The Northeastern University Library is at the hub of campus intellectual life. Resources include over 900,000 print volumes, 206,500 e-books, and 70,225 electronic journals. The Snell Library building welcomes 1.5 million visitors a year on the Boston campus and the library’s web site serves users around the world. The library provides award-winning research and instructional services, a growing focus on networked information, and extensive special collections that document social justice efforts in the Greater Boston area. The library has an ambitious vision to expand its digital initiatives by developing its digital repository, digitizing unique collections, constructing integrated collaborative spaces, and fostering the adoption of digital media and the creation of new knowledge. The Northeastern University Library leads the way in redefining library service in the 21st century.

Northeastern University is represented on the Boston Library Consortium Board by its Dean of University Libraries.

For the Northeastern University Community

If you are a member of the Northeastern University community and are interested in using the resources of other BLC member libraries, contact the reference or information desk at the Snell library and ask for information about obtaining a Consortium Card.    

If you are a librarian at Northeastern University interested in learning more about the BLC and how to participate, please send an e-mail to

Using the Northeastern University Libraries

If you are a student, faculty member or researcher affiliated with another Boston Library Consortium member library interested in accessing the Northeastern University library, please contact the reference or information desk at your local library and ask for information about obtaining a Consortium Card.