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Welcome to the HFU Library's Research Guides!

Research from Off Campus

The libraries at both Holy Family locations are closed. Our librarians are committed to assisting you while you research from off-campus! Check out our Researching from Off-Campus guide here.

  • If you need library help, email us: 
  • Holy Family librarians will return your emails Monday~Friday, 8 am to 5 pm.
  • Librarians across the country can also help you 24/7. Click the "Chat with the Librarian" tab on the right to get started. 
  • You can leave us a message at 267-341-3315 and we'll return your call Monday~Friday, 8 am to 5 pm.
  • The Library is now offering curbside pick-up of books and other items Monday~Friday, 8 am to 5 pm. Please use the "HOLD" function in the catalog (under Resources on the main page).

All your research will start with the library web page (

  • To locate articles using our Research Databases, you'll need your Canvas login  - your Holy Family email address and password. 
  • If you need help with your password, contact the IT Help desk at 267-341-3402

Highlighted Guide

On Racism

The Diversity and Inclusion Team gathered these resources as a follow up to the campus-wide conversation "Sharing Voices In This Time of National Struggle." Also check out the Library Display Page where we explore the intersection of art, poetry, and protest. 



The Holy Family University librarians have packed these Research Guides with carefully selected resources to help you with your research. Use the "Doing Library Research" guide if you are new to Holy Family and just starting to do academic research. For subject-specific information, use the subject guides that include recommended article databases, books, and websites.

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