The Warren Memorial Library at the Thomas More College of Liberal Arts was dedicated in the fall of 1990 to the memory of Louis Bancel Warren, a dear friend and patron of the College from its early days. Since then, the Louis B. Warren Memorial Library has been the center of the academic life of the College: the core course in humanities meets in the library every day; classes in natural science, literature, mathematics, writing, and the classical languages convene there regularly; the public lecture series, the film series, the annual summer program for high-school students, concerts, weekend colloquia, and occasional conferences for teachers and visiting students are held within its walls; numerous local political and educational groups enjoy its scholarly setting for their assemblies; and Catholic religious associations have made use of the rooms for retreats.
The library’s present collection includes over 40,000 volumes of books, and periodical holdings equivalent to about 7,500 volumes of more than 500 assorted titles.
The library is currently undergoing extensive cataloging and collection development work. The Library Blog, A Library for All Seasons, will document the challenges and triumphs of this process, as well as the establishment of Special Collections.
The Library has reestablished ILL through NHAIS. See the Library Policies page for the ILL policy. Please note ILL is not available between terms. See the Digital Resources page for links to various resources available for research, including library and museum collections.
Public Access Catalogs, including ILL Partners
Other Online Resources
Currently the Library has holdings listed in the Card Catalog, located on the first floor of the Library.
We are currently in the process of digitizing holdings. For those on campus, the digital catalog can be accessed through the Library computer in the foyer. Please note, you must be connected to the Library WiFi network to have access. If you would like to access the catalog from a personal device, please see the instructions noted on the Library computer.
For those off campus and for our ILL partners, holdings are being added to the NHU Pac.
Periodicals at the library can be located at the entrance to the stacks, on the lower third of the bookshelf used for returns. Periodicals cannot be checked out but can be used anywhere within the library, and must be returned to the bookshelf after use.
Northern New England Review
The Human Life Review
The Family in America
ACLS Occasional Papers
The Journal of the Historical Society
The Library currently does not offer online periodicals access
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