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EMLY 007: Art & Science of Taming Plague (BMC): Getting Started

Emily Balch Seminar 007: Art & Science of Taming Plague (White) Fall 2014

Getting Started

All library resources can be accessed from our webpage.

Tripod is the library catalog of Bryn Mawr, Haverford and Swarthmore Colleges. You can request materials from the other two colleges and have them delivered here.

The Research Guides can help you locate journal articles and other scholarly resources.

Writing Center

The Bryn Mawr College Writing Center offers free, individual writing tutorials. Each member of the undergraduate student staff has been nominated by a BMC faculty member and has completed a rigorous training process.

The Writing Center can help you understand your assignment, generate ideas, support your argument, organize your essay, polish your writing style, and improve your grammar.

The Three Libraries


Canaday Library

Canaday is the College's main humanities and social sciences library. Canaday will be open in fall 2020 with limited seating, reservable in advance. The Canaday stacks will be closed, but books can be requested for pickup at the circulation desk. Canaday houses the Help Desk, Special Collections and College Archives (open by appointment), the Writing Center (open when Canaday is open). 


Carpenter Library

Located on the west side of College Hall, Carpenter is the Art, Archeology, Cities and Classics library. Carpenter will be open in fall 2020 with limited seating, reservable in advance. Carpenter stacks will be closed, but books can be requested for pickup at the circulation desk. Carpenter houses the Digital Media and Collaboration Lab (closed in 2020).


Collier Science Library

Collier Science Library will be closed in fall 2020, but science books can be paged for pickup in Canaday or Carpenter Libraries.

Subject Guide

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