News and Events


Display of books on a bookcase arranged in a rainbow.
In honor of LGBTQ+ History Month and National Coming Out Day,  we've pulled together a selection of books in our collection to celebrate! Check out the display on Farber 1.  We also invite you to suggest a book for the library!
Books in different languages

August 30, 2021

This month, we're exploring our diversity and heritage through collections highlighting literature and culture and many languages.

A student on a laptop

August 1, 2021

Brandeis Library has acquired a number of new journals including Souls: A Critical Journal of Black Politics, Culture, and Society (1999-current), South Asian Review (2000-current), Race, Ethnicity, and Education (1998-current), and Journal of Higher Education (1997-current).

Collage of student winners

July 8, 2021

To recognize students who apply exemplary library research skills, Brandeis Library awards Research Excellence Prizes and has selected the 2021 prize winners from an outstanding pool of student submissions.

OneSearch logo

June 7, 2021

The Brandeis Library is updating OneSearch to allow for a better user experience.


September 2
Rock Your Research: Get to Know Your Library
12 PM - 12:30 PM
September 10
Researching in Archives
12:30 PM - 1 PM
September 14
Intro to Brandeis Library & Online Research
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Annual Report

Farber exterior with fall foliage
The 2019-20 annual report covers the shift to remote services, loan and consultation data, event highlights, space updates, staff achievements, new collections, and more!
Previous Annual Reports


The Library sends liaison newsletters to faculty about once a month during the academic year. If you are a faculty member and have questions about this newsletter, please reach out to your liaison.

First-year and transfer students will receive monthly student newsletters from their personal librarian in their first year at Brandeis. Have a question about services or resources? Feel free to email your personal librarian.

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