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Keefe Science Library

Keefe Science Library provides access to core information resources for students, faculty and scholars in Astronomy , Biology , Chemistry , Geology , Mathematics , Neuroscience , Physics and Psychology . The Keefe Science Library contains monographs, recent periodicals and electronic resources in support of the above disciplines organized according to the Library of Congress (LC) classification system.

The Five College Library Catalog provides holdings and call numbers for these materials and designates the Keefe Science Library as AC Science Library . Additional resources may be found in the Frost Library and older materials in the Depository .

Semester hours

Monday - Thursday
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.

Detailed hours

Merrill Science Building


The Keefe Science Library is located in the Merrill Science Center on the Amherst College campus.  

Keefe Science Library map


All students, faculty and staff of the five colleges may borrow circulating items from the Keefe Science Library. A valid ID is needed to check out books. Books are checked out for four weeks and may be renewed via the online catalog or in person.

Materials placed on reserve by science faculty might be found at the Reserve Desk of the Frost Library or Keefe Science Library. Check the online catalog for the location.

Materials that are in the  Depository can be requested by clicking here . Books will arrive on weekdays within 24 hours from time of request at the Circulation desk in the Frost Library. Journal articles will be sent directly to your campus mailbox.


Kristen Greenland
Science Librarian
(413) 542-8112

Maryanne Alos
Science Library Specialist
(413) 542-2076


Mailing Address

Keefe Science Library, Amherst College
P.O. Box 5000, Amherst, MA 01002


(413) 542-2076


(413) 542-2662