Robert H. Goddard Library

Goddard Library at night.

Academic Commons at Goddard Library

Welcome Clark students and faculty!   The Goddard Library and librarians are here to help you find the resources you need for your studies and research here at the University.

News and Announcements

  • The Friends of Goddard Library Book Sale will be held on Thursday and Friday, September 27 and 28, from 8am to 3:30pm in the Goddard Library Academic Commons. Over 11,000 books available.  On Friday all books are half price!
  • For research assistance contact the Goddard Library Research Help Desk, or call 508-793-7579.
  • Join the Friends of Goddard Library online!  Or renew membership or give a gift.
  • Research and access services for the Map Library are now by appointment only with Goddard Library staff. Please telephone 508-793-7579 or email
  • In 2018, the Undergraduate Student Government and the Library will again be providing the Clark community with complimentary access to the and NYT mobile apps. If you haven’t already registered, instructions for doing so are provided at this LibGuide.
  • The Friends of the Library have recently purchased a significant set of historical databases for the University.The databases cover 19th-century U.S. newspapers, the Times of London historical archive, and archives of LGBTQ, anti-slavery, and women’s studies.
  • Please don't leave your laptop or personal belongings unattended while you are studying in the library.