McShain Center


McShain Center for Digital Research and Collaboration

Welcome to the McShain Center for Digital Research and Collaboration, located in St. Michael Hall on the campus of La Salle College High School. Opened in 1993 and completely renovated in 2022,  the Center is named after former La Salle student, benefactor and affiliated member of the Brothers of the Christian Schools, John McShain. The McShain Center is the primary study space on campus for students throughout the day, featuring variety in types of seating and study areas, both individual and collaborative, to promote individual learning needs.  Two special rooms feature a tutoring support center and a digital research classroom. On this website, you will find links to our online research databases, selected digital periodicals, and e-books. If you need assistance, please contact the McShain Center Desk at 215-402-4892 or