Mildred F. Sawyer Library

The Mildred F. Sawyer Library supports the learning, teaching, and research needs of the Suffolk University community.

Current Library Services

The Sawyer Library will resume on-campus services in a phased reopening with reduced seating, enhanced e-services, provisions for safer access to collections, and socially distant traffic flows. Virtual services—including research help, class support, and access to electronic resources—remain available. For current information on library services and building operations, please consult the following guides:

Search Library Resources

OneSearch: Find Articles, Books, and More

Search the Library Catalog for books and more.

See if the library subscribes to a specific newspaper, journal, or magazine.

Browse by subject or course. Guides contain suggested databases and print resources.


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Explore the Sawyer Library


Browse the stacks or search our online databases. Don't stop if your battery's getting low; if you need to borrow a laptop, phone charger, or Kindle, we've got you covered.

Student Services

Discuss an upcoming assignment in a group study room, type a paper in a private study carrel, or bring a snack and relax in a comfortable chair. If your research hits a snag, ask a Reference Librarian for advice.

Faculty Services

Book a library instruction session for your class, request an interlibrary loan, or suggest a book purchase online.


The Mildred F. Sawyer Library serves the College of Arts & Sciences and the Sawyer Business School. We occupy three and a half levels of 73 Tremont Street.