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Services for Graduate Students : Using the Library On Campus

Need help with your research?

Need help with the research and writing process?

Have a look at our Research Help and Information Literacy guide!

Learn to Use the Library

Visit the tutorial videos tab to view instructional videos:

  • Welcome to Mercyhurst University Libraries New Website.
  • Searching Mercyhurst University Library Catalog
  • Placing a hold online
  • Placing a request for an interlibrary loan

Can't Find it in the Library?


Try our Interlibary Loan Service.

Or Contact Interlibrary Loan Specialist

Lori Krasnesky

Phone: 814-824-3988

Find, Borrow and Renew Materials

Use Search Everything! or the Library Catalog to search for all formats of materials owned by the Library. Your Mercyhurst University ID card is your library card. You can take out 50 items at a time. Most books can be renewed online and in person. To renew online, you need to sign into the Library Catalog.

Essential Library Services for Graduate Students


Subscription Databases

Databases by Subject

Open Source Databases

Subscription eBooks

Open Source eBooks


Course Reserves

Interlibrary Loan

Research by Subject

Research Help

Citation Help


Mobile Access on Campus

Study & Group Spaces




  • 3R Walker Reading Room Quiet Study
  • 3R Weber Great Hall Quiet Study
  • L-319 Collaboration Room
  • L-317 Study Room