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A guide to library resources and services for BSU students and faculty in K-12 teacher, counselor, and administrator preparation programs.

Fall 2015 ERC Hours of Operation Alert

Due to a staff shortage this semester, please note that the ERC Service Desk hours may vary from those given below.  All collections of the ERC will be accessible any time the library is open, but the restricted-access test collection will only be available when a staff member is present.  Please call the ERC before coming in if you will need to look at a test.

Library and ERC Hours


ERC Service Desk

Fall and Spring Semesters

Mon - Thurs 7:45 am - 11:45 pm
ERC Service Desk closes at 11:00 pm

Friday 7:45 am - 5:00 pm
ERC Service Desk hours may vary
Desk typically closes at 3:30 pm

Saturday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Sunday 12 pm - 11:45 pm
ERC Service Desk closes at 6 pm

Summer Sessions

Mon - Thurs 7:45 am - 11:00 pm

Friday 7:45 am - 4:00 pm
ERC Service Desk hours  may vary
Desk typically closes at 3:30 pm

Saturday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Sunday closed

Please call for hours for recesses, intercessions, and holidays.

ERC Hours 508-531-1304
Library Hours 508-531-1749

Maxwell Library Event Calendar 

About the Educational Resource Center (ERC)

The Educational Resource Center is a K-12 curriculum library that serves the faculty and students in Bridgewater State University's College of Education.  The center is located on the second floor of Maxwell Library.

Area educators and others are also welcome to come in and use the ERC collections.  Please see our Circulation and other policies.

About the ERC Collections

The majority of the ERC's collection is practical and classroom-oriented and includes:

  • Professional Books in Education
  • Reference Books in Education
  • Frameworks and Curriculum Guides
  • K-12 Textbooks
  • Instructional Aids (kits/games/manipulatives)
  • Media Materials (non-print)
  • Tests (standardized and other) (restricted access)
  • Test Preparation Guides and Workbooks 
  • Children's & Young Adult (C&YA) Books and Magazines
  • Test scoring software
  • Many online databases

Works pertaining to the theory, history, or philosophy of education, as well as those on higher education and school administration and finance, can be found in the library's General Collection (also on the second floor of Maxwell Library).

Floor Plan

Other Education-related Maxguides (Subject Guides)

Children's and Young Adult Literature

MTEL (MA Tests for Educator Licensure)

Tests and Measures (re: the ERC Test Collection and how to find instruments and instrument reviews)

Education Librarian

Christine Brown
Educational Resource Center
Maxwell Library, 2nd Fl.
Bridgewater State University
10 Shaw Rd.
Bridgewater, MA 02325

ERC Staff

Daytime Library Assistant
   Carleen Loper
   Maxwell Library, Rm. 221

Evening Library Assistant
     Maxwell Library, Rm. 221

Saturday Librarian

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