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Library Orientation for Physics Graduate Students



Welcome to O'Neill Library!

Welcome to the BC Libraries! Most of the resources and services you will use are housed at O'Neill Library.

View towards front entrance on Level 3
View over the lawn towards O'Neill Library plaza on a sunny day
View towards back entrance on Level 1
Bridge connects O'Neill Library rear entrance and Maloney Hall 4th floor entrance
Campus paths to the library
Portion of campus map shows path between O'Neill Library and Higgins

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Services and Resources Highlights

See Services for Graduate Students for a general description of what BC Libraries offer.

The Basics

  • Ask A Librarian
    • Generalist 24/7 chat service and e-mail dropbox
    • The Answer Wall for more philosophical or entertaining queries
  • Request Materials includes worldwide Interlibrary loan (ILL) service
    • Borrow items and return them to us
    • Get copies to keep
  • Suggest a Purchase: also contact me directly about "Big Items" like reference works, journal backfiles, and multi-volume handbooks

Research Resources

Research Data

  • Data Services: find information about research data management and data tools
  • For handbooks and tables, start with the Physics filter

Scholarly Publishing

Research Support


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Nancy Curtis
Pronouns: she/her Honorifics: [none]/Ms.
O'Neill Library, Room 313
Boston College Libraries
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
Subjects: Chemistry, Physics