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  1. What are the Library hours?
  2. Library & Learning Resource Center (LRC) Hours

    Fall/Spring Hours

    Library, L-1101 Testing Center, Computing Help Desk & McNary R-107


     LibraryL-1101 Testing CenterL-1109 Public ComputingL-11 Computing Help DeskL-1110 Computer Classroom*McNary R-107**
    Monday - Thursday7:30 am - Midnight6:00 am - 11:45 pm7:30 am - 9:00 pm7:30 am - 5:00 pm6:00am - 11:45pm24/7 study space/public computing when no classes are scheduled
    Friday7:30 am - 10:00 pm6:00 am - 9:45 pm7:30 am - 5:00 pm7:30 am - 5:00 pm6:00am - 9:45pm
    Saturday10:00 am - 10:00 pm8:00 am - 9:45 pmClosedClosed8:00am-9:45pm
    Sunday10:00 am - Midnight8:00 am - 11:45 pmClosedClosed8:00am-11:45pm

    L-11 Computing Help Desk CLOSED during L-1101 Testing Center exams.
    LIMITED Help Desk Support is available on L-12 at the Circulation Desk.

    *L-1110 Computer Classroom is available as study space / public computing when no classes are scheduled.
    A valid BU ID card may be needed for access

    **McNary R-107 is accessible by valid BU ID Card.
    If your BU ID is not programmed for access, please e-mail amlit@bu.edu or submit a ticket with your name, BU ID# and School.


    Summer Hours : Monday, July 16 - Sunday, August 12

    Library, L-1101 Testing Center, L-1109 Public Computing, L-11 Computing Help Desk & McNary R-107


     LibraryL-1101 Testing CenterL-1109 Public ComputingL-11 Computing Help DeskL-1110 Computer Classroom*McNary R-107**
    Monday - Thursday7:30 am - midnight6:00 am - 11:45 pm7:30 am - 9:00pm7:30am - 5:00pm6:00am-11:45pm24/7 study space/public computing when no classes are scheduled
    Friday7:30 am - 10:00 pm6:00 am - 9:45 pm7:30 am - 5:00pm7:30am - 5:00pm6:00am-9:45pm
    Saturday10:00 am - 6:00 pm8:00 am - 5:45 pmClosedClosed8:00am-5:45pm
    Sunday10:00 am - 6:00 pm8:00 am - 5:45 pmClosedClosed8:00am-5:45pm

    L-11 Computing Help Desk CLOSED during L-1101 Testing Center exams.
    LIMITED Help Desk Support is available on L-12 at the Circulation Desk.

    *L-1110 Computer Classroom is available as study space / public computing when no classes are scheduled.
    A valid BU ID card may be needed for access.

    **McNary R-107 is accessible by valid BU ID Card.
    If your BU ID is not programmed for access, please e-mail amlit@bu.edu or submit a ticket with your name, BU ID# and School.

    *Special and holiday hours are posted at the library entrance and on the Alumni Medical Library's website at http://medlib.bu.edu.

    ACCESS TO THE LIBRARY: The Alumni Medical Library provides library and information services to students, faculty and staff of the Boston University schools of Medicine, Dental Medicine, and Public Health, and to employees of the Boston Medical Center. The Library is open to Boston University students, faculty, staff and alumni, members of the Boston Library Consortium with valid BLC ID, and members of the Massachusetts Medical Society. See the Library Access Policy page for details.

  3. Where is the Library located?
  4. Directions