As a SLIS West student, you get the best of both worlds: on campus access to the state of the art Mount Holyoke College library (LITS) and online access that makes Simmons College's print and electronic resources only a click away.

SLIS West students have borrowing privileges at MHC LITS and full access to the Simmon College Library collection. Just log into your Simmons library account and place an item on hold, choose SLIS West as your pick up location, and your items will be shipped via FedEx to your front door. All Simmons books can be returned to the MHC Library.

Here are a couple of LibGuides that you may find useful:


As a SLIS West Student you have 24/7 access to the SLIS West office and computer lab. The computer lab houses dual boot Mac Mini systems with Microsoft Vista and Apple Leopard operating systems. The computers run all of the technology, software applications, server-based services, and equipment required for your course work. In addition to the computers, our printer scans PDFs directly to your email.

For a list of software applications please visit:

In addition to the technology in the office the SLIS Tech lab has a number of online How-to-Guides and podcasts available online.