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Bryn Mawr Alumnae and Alumni Library Resources

Databases (subscribed; available only to alumnae/i)

Click on the links below to access these databases, provided by Bryn Mawr Library & Information Technology Services (LITS). For help with Athena's Web, please contact the Alumnae Association. If you have problems using these databases, contact

Important: There are problems using JSTOR on the Chrome browser (October 2020). Switch to another browser like Firefox if you have problems.

Library borrowing

Alumnae/i of both undergraduate and graduate programs can borrow books from the Bryn Mawr libraries for up to one month. See the details of the Alumnae/i borrowing policies here. Alumnae/i borrowing does not include EZ-Borrow or interlibrary loan.

To request borrowing privileges, fill out this form. General questions? Email For questions about obtaining privileges, your existing library account, or to request books from Haverford or Swarthmore, please email

Recommended free library resources (available to anyone)

Researching Bryn Mawr alumnae/i