The Giorgetti Library serves as the primary reading, research and study center on campus. It is fully automated to provide computerized access to the library’s resources. The library is located on the first floor at the west end of St. Joseph Hall.


Giorgetti Library maintains a current collection of more than 138,000 volumes. The library’s total collection of both print and non-print material consists of over 163,000 items.

The library maintains three special collections (The Kyran Murray McGrath Irish Studies, the Sister St. George Vermont Collection, and a Curriculum Resource Library). Material in the Irish Studies and Curriculum Resource Library is available for circulation, while the Vermont Collection is for library use only. Also housed in the library is a collection of resource material from (GRASP), or Greater Rutland Asian Studies Project. The library subscribes to 60 periodicals, and has access to over 49,000 full-text journals available through our electronic databases.

The library also maintains over 3,000 volumes of back issues of periodicals on microfiche. A full-text collection of ERIC Research Documents from 1980 to the present is available via our EBSCOhost electronic databases. The library has over 25,000 non-print items. These include audio cassettes, audio-visual kits, microfiche, slides and video recordings in DVD and VHS format.