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Use Journals List to search for the title of a journal, magazines, or newspaper and tell if the library offers online access or print access to that publication.

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Find books, eBooks, movies, music, government information, and more in the Library Catalog.


Find librarian-created research tips, information about library services, and more on the Blume Library website.

You can browse course information guides and topic guide under the Research Help tab on the Blume Library homepage.

Photos from the Louis J. Blume Library

image of Blume Library front entrance in Fall 2012

Blume Library front entrance, Fall 2012

students studying in the Blume Library's Learning Commons

Students studying in the Learning Commons

colorized image of the Academic Library, dated May 1968

Academic Library dedication photo from postcard dated May 1968

Blume Library stained glass windows composed with pictures of people in the Blume Library

Blume Library stained glass windows; students using the Library

black and white picture of the Academic Library, from 1968

Academic Library in 1968

student at the Blume Library's Circulation Desk

Students at the Circulation Counter


St. Mary's University's Emergency Notifications page provides the University's responses to COVID-19. 

Please check the Blume Library's Hours page to determine access to the building. Use the Circulation Request Form to request physical items. Items may be returned 24/7 in the Book Return, located between the wooden doors at the east entrance (closest to the Quad and Reinbolt Hall) of the library building.

The building is not open to visitors. You can access online government information resources through the Library Catalog and our guides.

There are a number of free sources available right now, including our JSTOR database. Take a look at Outstanding COVID-19 Resources for Libraries for ideas.

Remember to use the Databases page to find online sources via our subscription databases.

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