News and Events


HoverCam set up over book with text on one page

October 19, 2020

The new HoverCam allows staff to take photos and videos of materials that can be shared in remote classes or research consultations. The camera enables the speaker in a Zoom video to show their face in one window while the camera can display materials in another window.

Lockers in Usdan

October 5, 2020

Users can now request to pick up Brandeis or ILL materials at the lockers, which are located on level 2 of the Usdan Student Center, near DCL.

Statue in front of Goldfarb

August 20, 2020

Interlibrary Loan has resumed lending and borrowing for physical materials as of Thursday, Aug. 20.

Shelf of thick books

August 20, 2020

As part of Brandeis Library’s ongoing efforts to improve user experience, we have renamed the Document Delivery service to “Scan on Demand” to make it easier to understand how this service can support your research, teaching, and learning.


October 25 - November 20
Farber 1 Book Display: "Eat, Sleep, Move!"
9 AM - November 20 5 PM
October 25 - November 20
Self-Care Soundtrack
9 AM
November 7 - November 8
9 AM
March 20 - March 21
Deis Hacks

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


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