The Amherst College Library

The Robert Frost Library, the main library at the College, stands in the center of campus and supports your Amherst education in many ways. The library has an excellent collection of books, journals, databases, films, CDs and other materials, and you can easily borrow materials from the Five Colleges and libraries nationwide. Subject librarians work with faculty to teach research in classes, and help is always available at the reference desk or online.

Folger Shakespeare Library Director Announces Retirement

May 2, 2001Folger Shakespeare Library202/675-0344 Washington, D.C. -Folger Shakespeare Library Director Werner Gundersheimer has announced his decision to retire in June 2002. Gundersheimer has served as Director of the Folger since 1984 and is the fourth director in the Folger's seventy-year history.