Important Updates

  • Please checkout the Remote Access Guide if you are having trouble accessing resources from off campus.
  • Lillie library reading room use is limited to MBL, WHOI, USGS, SEA and Woodwell users Monday-Friday 8-5 only. Woods Hole researchers will still need to register to have access added to their card. Please contact the Library for more information call 508-289-7002 or email
  • The MBLWHOI Lillie Library office is staffed daily, if you would like physical items from the collection or need research assistance, please contact the main library office: or call 508-289-7002.
  • The Data Library and Archives in McLean is staffed Monday-Friday. To schedule an appointment contact
  • The office in Swope that prints id cards has asked that anyone who needs a card email to make an appointment to come and get a card 48 hrs in advance.
  • The Library is not renting desks at this time.
  • Please return MBLWHOI Library books and Interlibrary Loans via intercampus mail to the MBLWHOI Library.