Visitors

Tisch Library serves the School of Arts and Sciences & the School of Engineering at Tufts University. It is located at 35 Professors Row on Tufts’ Medford campus

Tisch Library is a 20-minute walk from Davis Square, and has paid parking available.

Tisch Library also has two branch libraries that you may wish to visit: Lilly Music Library on the Medford campus, and SMFA Library in Boston. 

Using the library

Tisch Library and its branches are open to the public. You are welcome to use our onsite collections and access resources using our public computers. 

You are also welcome to use our Ask Us help service, and we will assist you via live chat, email or phone. Live chat and phone services may be limited by building hours. 

Borrowing items from Tisch Library & branches

While you can use our on-site collections and computers, borrowing an item may not be possible. Borrowing items (such as books, scores, or media) are only open to specific types of visitor accounts. Please visit the account types below for more information. 

All visitors are responsible for their own material, including loaning and returning. 

If you don't see yourself reflected in any of the options above and would like to inquire about privileges, please contact us and we can help you figure out what type of library access you may be eligible for.