Responding to COVID-19

Chat and email with us daily! Mon-Thu 7am-9pm, Fri 7am-7pm, Sat 11am-6pm, and Sun 11am-9pm. We’re resuming limited services in the Main Library lobby, and the Health Sciences library is open to Health Sciences affiliates. Learn more about access during COVID-19.

For alumni & visitors

Wilbur stands at one of the library's service points.

Take advantage of library resources

License agreements and copyright laws prevent us from providing off-campus access to the library’s online resources for alumni who are not currently enrolled in coursework at the University of Arizona or anyone without a valid NetID.

You can access digital and physical content by visiting our libraries in person.

  • To access digital content, bring your laptop and use UAGuest WiFi.
  • If you don’t have a laptop, use our public computers on the 2nd floor of the Weaver Science-Engineering Library. (You’ll need a computer card, which is free).
  • Books, newspapers, and more are accessible to browse and read within the building. (To borrow books, apply for a library card.)

Find freely available resources online

Arizona residents have free access to Digital Arizona Library through the Arizona State Library. Resources include:

Open access materials are freely accessible to anyone, anywhere, anytime. 

When using library search, you can limit results to open access content. Under “Show only” on the results page, select “Open access.”

These tools search the web for openly accessible content:

  • SUNY Geneseo’s OASIS (Openly Available Sources Integrated Search) finds ebooks, audiobooks, videos, and more types of open content by searching more than 95 sources.
  • Mason OER Metafinder, from George Mason University, searches open content in HathiTrust, Digital Public Library of America, Internet Archive, New York Public Library and Library of Congress digital collections, and open educational resource (OER) repositories.
  • Creative Commons image search: Searches across more than 300 million images.
  • CC Search: Finds images, music, media, and other web content.

Visit us

Whenever you're on campus, we'd love to see you at the library!