Due to a system upgrade the Library’s online catalog will be unavailable on Monday, April 21 (Patriot’s Day).

During this time you will NOT be able to search the catalog.

The Wadsworth Library features an extensive series of research databases, providing you with online access to myriad books, magazines, newspapers, journals, and other information resources, including these:

Mount Ida’s membership in the Minuteman Library Network gives you access to the books, articles, DVDs, and other resources on file with a consortium of 43 public and academic libraries in Eastern Massachusetts. To search the entire Minuteman Library Network Catalog, click on the link below and enter your search criteria.


Journals, magazines and newspapers can be found by using our E-Journal Finder, located below.

E-Journal Finder

Wadsworth’s association with the Minuteman Library Network allows you access to an extensive collection of research databases. Simply click the link below.

Electronic Databases

Wadsworth also provides Inter-library Loan (ILL) services for materials outside of the Minuteman Library Network. To request an item, please email the librarians at reference@mountida.edu or through the ask-a-librarian page. Please use this form to request resources. You also may make these requests in person at the library.

Our librarians have compiled subject guides and other useful resources to help you with your studies. Benefit from their expertise; visit our Research Guides below.

Research Guides

The library invites instructors to place course-related material on reserve, including books, articles, videos, DVDs and audio recordings. You may check out reserve materials at the circulation desk with your library card for two hours of in-library use or per instructor’s instructions. To determine reserve availability, search our online catalog by course name, number, or professor’s name; use the drop down menu to the left of the search box.