News and Events


Contactless Pick Up: Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Find the item in OneSearch then use the "Request Pick Up or Shipping" link to place your request. You will receive an email when your item is ready, with a link to reserve a pick up time slot. Arrive for your pick up reservation. Come to the Library's Usdan facing entrance to pick up your item.

July 6, 2020

Starting Monday, July 6, any current faculty, staff, and students can request materials for Contactless Pick Up and Ship to Home via OneSearch or email.

Photo caption: From left to right, top row: Claire Ogden and Lucia Pugh-Sellers; bottom row: Alex Luu and Rebekah F. Kristal

June 29, 2020

The Brandeis Library's Research Excellence Prize recognizes students who apply sophisticated information literacy skills to the selection, evaluation and synthesis of sources for a research project.

Patron in Library sitting at a table among the stacks

June 3, 2020

Since mid-March, the Brandeis Library Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery department has filled more than 1,800 Borrowing requests, almost 600 Document Delivery requests, and almost 1400 lending requests—all while working remotely from home!

A portrait of Louis Brandeis between two armchairs and a small table

March 10, 2020

The portrait, attributed as a gift of the artist Charles J. Fox, depicts the associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States in his judicial robes while sitting with a book.


Annual Report

Farber exterior with fall foliage
The 2018-2019 annual report covers the Ithaka S+R survey, loan and consultation data, event highlights, space updates, staff achievements, and new collections!
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.

The Library also offers an opt-in newsletter with monthly updates about upcoming events, featured workshops, new collections, and more! This newsletter is aimed at student audiences, but it is open to anyone. Sign up at