The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Science & Engineering Library


The Science and Engineering Library (SEL) is the primary location for resources in the natural and physical sciences, mathematics, and engineering. SEL supports the College of Engineering, the College of Information and Computer Sciences, the College of Natural Science including the Stockbridge School of Agriculture, the College of Nursing, and the School of Public Health and Health Sciences. 

SEL is located in the Lederle Graduate Research Center lowrise, at 740 North Pleasant Street. The main entrance is on the second floor, room A273. 


SEL provides circulation services, 8 bookable group study rooms with computers and whiteboards, 65 individual computer stations, wireless access, quiet study space, a photocopier, black-and-white and color print stations, scanners, a computer classroom, and exhibit space. SEL is wheelchair accessible. 

Librarians are available to help with research, including comprehensive literature searches, assistance with specialized science databases, bibliographic managers, and classes in library research methods. 

The University of Massachusetts Amherst Library is a designated Patent & Trademark Resource Center. SEL librarian, Paulina Borrego, provides primary support for patent and trademark searching. See the research guide for Patents and Trademarks for more information.

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