Research Help

Brennan Library

Getting help

Research help is available:

  • In person at the Research Help Desk
  • By appointment via Starfish
  • By email
  • By live chat from the library homepage
  • By text message at 617-475-3636
  • By phone at 617-243-2241

See the Research Help Desk hours to see when a librarian is available.

Subject liaisons

The following Brennan librarians liaise directly with their respective schools to provide subject-specific expertise:

Jill Shoemaker
617-243-2328
• Fashion
• Humanities, Education, Justice & Social Sciences

Debbie Percher
617-243-2413
• Business
• Health Sciences

Adam Schutzman
617-243-2049
• Communication & Arts
• College Archives

Laser Search

Laser Search discovery tool provides one-stop-shopping search capacity for all of Brennan Library’s online resources. Use Laser Search to find scholarly articles, news articles, eBooks, research guides custom-built by our librarians, streaming video, and much more.

Note: To search the library’s book and DVD collections, please see the Library Catalog.