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Summer Science Research: Summer Research

Research guide and library resources for summer research students

O'Callahan Science Library

View of the stacks in O'Callahan Science LibraryThe O’Callahan Science Library has over 95,000 physical volumes and increasing numbers of electronic product occupies the entire first floor of Swords Hall, the central portion of the five-building Integrated Science Complex. The Science Library subscribes to over 50 major article databases just in the science disciplines, which contain access to thousands of journals. 

The Library serves Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics & Computer Science and Physics, as well as the more neuroscientific side of Psychology.

Study Rooms

There are four group study rooms in the Science Library.  At the current time, only one room, Study Room 1, may be reserved in advance by a member of the Holy Cross community.  Study Rooms 2-4 are only available on a first come, first served basis.

Databases and Research Guides

Try exploring CrossSearch for books and articles related to your topic.   To search for only books, click the "Catalog Only" button in the left menu of the results page.