The library barcode is different from your UMS/Student ID number. You need the barcode to check out physical items from the library (books, DVDs, etc.).
In order to access Healey Library's subscription databases (Academic Search Complete, CINAHL, JSTOR, Mergent Online, Wall Street Journal and many more) you will be prompted to enter your UMass Boston email and password.
On Campus Students
The vast majority of Healey Library's electronic resources are available online through UMBrella and can be accessed using your campus email username and password.
Faculty, students, and staff need a Healey Library barcode in order to check out physical items from the library (books, DVDs, etc.).
Note: your Healey Library barcode is different from your student ID or UMS number.
Your library barcode is found on the top edge on the back of the BeaconCard. Locate the star * (asterisk) in front of the six numbers on your card. This is your six digit library barcode.
In the sample card, the barcode number would be 123456.
Current UMB faculty, staff and students, whose library records are in good standing, are eligible for a BLC card. The BLC card allows you to borrow materials from the libraries in the Boston Library Consortium when you physically visit those libraries.
Fill out a BLC application form at the Circulation Desk, 2nd floor library lobby.
Using a BLC card