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Library DirectorWelcome to the Henry Whittemore Library! We have a lot to offer you. The Library staff and I are committed to serving the research needs of the campus community by providing access to resources through collection development and cooperative efforts. We are committed to assisting library users in making the transition from print to electronic information by teaching the necessary skills to navigate the expanding knowledge base. We advocate new models of service that use technology and advances partnerships with faculty to promote information literacy. Librarians are able to provide links to the past and pathways to the future by playing a role in guiding on and off campus library users through the maze of available information.
Bonnie Mitchell, Library Director

The Henry Whittemore Library is a vital, vibrant part of the Framingham State College community. Through dedicated customer service, the Library supports and advances the academic and cultural missions of the college by providing current, relevant resources and technologies to our students, faculty and administrators which address the needs of a diverse, evolving learning community. By collaborating with faculty and continually adopting new instructional techniques, the library staff strives to develop students’ information literacy and critical thinking skills while encouraging individual interests and self discovery so students can prepare themselves for a successful life beyond our campus. 

Purpose of Web Site: The purpose of the Henry Whittemore Library Web Site is to support the mission of the library and meet the information needs of the Framingham State University community. 

This web site has the following goals:

  • To provide an electronic gateway to library information and research sources.
  • To increase the accessibility of the library resources in a user friendly manner.
  • To provide services for off-site users.            

LibQUAL+(TM) Summary Report: In 2007, Whittemore Library conducted an assessment of their library services. Results of the survey are found here.

Annual Reports


Long Range Plan 2013-2018

Action Items 2013

Action Items 2014

Framingham State University

100 State Street

PO Box 9101

Framingham, MA 01701-9101


Phone: 508-620-1220