UMass Amherst Libraries
“The only thing you absolutely have to know is the location of the library.” Albert Einstein
It’s pure genius to give to the Libraries. If you want to make the broadest impact with your giving, support the most visited place on campus. When you support the Libraries, each dollar increases students’ access to knowledge. You enable the Libraries to renew learning spaces, set trends in technology, and deliver the richest resources to our students and to the Commonwealth.
We thank you -- because of your philanthropy, UMass Amherst has a great Library.
Dean, UMass Amherst Libraries
The UMass Amherst Libraries, comprised of the W. E. B. Du Bois Library and the Science and Engineering Library, and the Mount Ida Wadsworth Library, is the largest publicly supported research library in New England with over eight million items available in print and online to the campus community and the citizens of the Commonwealth. Located at the heart of the state’s flagship university, the Libraries are the most visited places on campus, welcoming more than 1.5 million visitors annually. The Libraries' Strategic Plan, Values, and Key Initiatives can be found here.
To learn more about the Libraries, please check out Bookmark, the annual magazine of the UMass Amherst Libraries.