College and Student Advancement and the Colby Libraries are pleased to partner together to offer Alumni access to a variety of library resources. By logging-in through the alumni directory, you will have access to a variety of journals, primary sources, and books.We know Colby Alumni continue to pursue lifelong learning opportunities long after leaving Mayflower Hill and we hope you will take advantage of these resources.


Journals, primary sources, and books.  Click here for access to JSTOR.



An online research management, writing and collaboration
tool — is designed to help researchers easily gather, manage, store and share all types of information, as well as generate citations and bibliographies.   Click here for more information about setting up your RefWorks account (PDF).

Project Muse

Project MUSE is a leading provider of digital humanities and social sciences content; since 1995, its electronic journal collections have supported a wide array of research needs at academic, public, special, and school libraries worldwide. MUSE journals, from leading university presses and scholarly societies, are fully integrated for search and discovery.   Click here for access to Project Muse.

Restored Miller reading room.