Quick Start Guide for New Users

How do I borrow books?

  • Your Goodwin College ID is your library card.
  • The first time you check out books a staff member might have to set up your account. This only takes a minute or two.
  • Loan periods and due dates vary depending on the type of material and class use.
  • Renewals and hold requests can be done through your account in the online catalog or over the phone.

How do I access online databases?

How do I get help with research?

What if the library doesn't have what I need?

What online accounts should I set up?

  • Our database vendors EBSCOhost and ProQuest offer accounts that help you save, organize, and manage articles and citations.