James P. Adams Library

Adams Library at night
What We Do

The James P. Adams Library provides students and faculty with the services necessary to support and improve instruction and learning consistent with the the educational programs of the College.

Contact Information
Fall 2022 Hours

Monday - Thursday: 7:45am to 10pm
Friday: 7:45am to 5pm
Saturday: 11am to 5pm
Sunday: 1pm to 8pm

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Additional Information

On-campus users are automatically logged in to the library's databases and online resources. However, if you are off-campus or in the dorms, you must log in with your RIC User ID and RIC Password.  If you have difficulty logging in, please contact kayton@ric.edu

Yes!  We now offer free black and white and color printing for students, faculty, and staff at the library.  You can use the desktop computers on the main level 3 of the library.  

The Friends of the James P. Adams Library is an organization founded in 1998 by a group of Rhode Island College faculty, staff and administrators. The Friends are advocates and supporters for the Library, both on campus and in the surrounding community.

Please consider making a gift to the Friends of Adams Library.

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Related Events

Carrie Salazar (Librarian at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University) will discuss the contents of a specialized art library. This event is open to all RIC students, faculty, and staff.

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