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SEL Closed July 16-27

Press Release: For Immediate Release
June 20, 2012



Amherst, Massachusetts - The Science and Engineering Library (SEL) in Lederle Lowrise at UMass Amherst will be closed from Monday, July 16, through Friday, July 27, 2012, for renovations to that facility. UMass Amherst and Five College faculty, staff and students, and UMass State borrower card holders, may request books from the SEL collection through the “Request Item” feature in the online catalog accessed through the Library home page: Books requested during the closure will be available for pick-up at the Circulation/Reserves Desk on the Lower Level of the Du Bois Library or delivered to the home library of the Five College requestor. Books may be returned to the Du Bois Library or the book drop at SEL during this time.

UMass Amherst faculty and students can request journal articles from the SEL collection via Interlibrary Loan/Document Delivery (

Assistance with patents will be available by appointment by contacting Paulina Borrego (, 413-545-7891). Science librarians will be available via telephone or email to respond to reference and research inquiries (

To contact SEL staff, call 413-545-1370 or email For more information, contact Leslie Button (, 413-545-6845) or James L. Craig (; 413-545-6690).







Last Edited: 24 October 2012