Responding to COVID-19

You can chat and email with us daily! Mon-Thu 7am-7pm, Fri 7am-6pm, Sat 11am-6pm, and Sun 1pm-6pm. But due to COVID-19, all University Libraries buildings are currently closed, and we're not accepting any new hold/pickup or scanning requests for physical items. See details on library changes and support.

News & stories

The recent murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and Rayshard Brooks are stark illustrations of the long-standing racism, injustice, and inequity that shape our history and our daily lives. The protests that erupted in the wake of George...
When the COVID-19 pandemic shifted teaching, learning and research to remote and online environments, we were here to meet the most pressing needs of students, faculty, instructors and staff. We made a big difference in a short amount of time...
The University of Arizona Libraries is making plans for reopening to support researchers and their work once the decision to reopen the campus is determined. Here's an update. Our approach The highest priority of the University of Arizona Libraries is...
The University of Arizona Health Sciences Library (HSL) continues to pilot the reopening, which began Monday June 8. Effective Wednesday, July 15, the library will be accessible to UAHS affiliates with an active CatCard at the main entrance, Monday...
The $750,000 grant to University Libraries will allow researchers to produce open-access humanities research from the border for both academic and popular audiences.
We are pleased to announce that Associate Librarian Elizabeth Kline is the 2020 recipient of the Lois Olsrud Faculty Excellence Award. This award is given annually to honor of one of our faculty members who has embodied our organizational...
The University of Arizona Press is thrilled to announce a new partnership with the Academy of American Poets. Beginning in 2020, recipients of the Academy of American Poets’ Ambroggio Prize will have their winning manuscript published in Spanish with the...
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has completed its transition to a new PubMed platform. This new interface incorporates changes to both the inner workings of PubMed (e.g. search algorithms/term mapping) as well as to the look and feel of...
Congratulations to the winners of the 2020 Data Visualization Challenge hosted by the Office of Digital Innovation & Stewardship at the University of Arizona Libraries. They are Kelsey Gonzalez, Reagen Leimbach, Rob Lucha, Stephanie Martin, Miranda Rintoul and Jazmyn Winzer...
The University of Arizona Libraries Special Collections has been awarded a Recordings at Risk grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) . The $39,175 grant supports the project, "Preserving the Films of Andrew Ellicott Douglass, Astronomer, Archaeologist,...
Jerry Perry , associate dean for health sciences for the University of Arizona Libraries and director of the University of Arizona Health Sciences Library, was recognized by the Medical Library Association with the 2020 Marcia C. Noyes Award. The Medical...