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.

Past news

Through a strategic partnership with HathiTrust, over 1 million of the UA Libraries’ physical books are available to UA students, faculty, researchers and staff in electronic format through the HathiTrust Digital Library. Books can be checked out for renewable one-hour...
Creators across campus are designing and manufacturing solutions for local hospitals short on equipment like masks, face shields and more.
Dear colleagues, students and community members, It goes without saying that things have changed for all of us over the last few weeks. In these uncertain times, our commitment at University Libraries to support UA students, faculty and researchers remains...
Librarians who developed a novel online instructional system are giving it away until the end of spring semester.
In an effort to support instructors and students as they transition to remote learning arrangements in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, The University of Arizona Press has opened up access to its digital scholarly monographs, including its widely adopted Latinx...
We know that transitioning to online and remote learning is not easy. To support you, we compiled 17 tips from our librarians and staff members. Library resources You can live chat with experts at the library every day of the...
The New Play Exchange, a National New Play Network project, is the world’s largest digital library of scripts by living writers. Designed and built with the needs of the entire new play sector in mind, this database serves writers, producers,...
#WeAreUAZLibraries is a bi-weekly series that introduces our staff on Facebook and Instagram . Meet Lucy Provost! What do you do? I have a public-facing role and a behind-the-scenes role at the library. Mornings you can find me at the...
During the week of spring break (March 9-13), we’ll move our technology borrowing and 3D printing services back to the Main Library 1st floor. These services were temporarily located in room 200S of the Albert B. Weaver Science-Engineering Library due...
What you need to know about the coronavirus and our campus community.
The Office of Digital Innovation & Stewardship at the University of Arizona Libraries is holding a data visualization challenge to highlight how University of Arizona students use visual displays of data to tell stories.
Due to ongoing, year-over-year inflation in the cost of journals, databases, and other information resources, combined with a flat information access budget, the University Libraries are initiating a plan to reduce spending by approximately $500,000 in fiscal year 2020-21 in...
Congratulations to Natasha Zake , recipient of the 2019 Naomi and Samuel Greenfield Endowed Scholarship . This competitive $1,000 scholarship is given to one student employee at the Libraries, based upon how they exhibit kindness in the workplace. Natasha is...
Assistant Librarian Anthony Sanchez has been selected as a 2020-21 fellow for the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Leadership and Career Development Program (LCDP) . This competitive, yearlong program is open to mid-career librarians and addresses the need for...
The University of Arizona Libraries are pleased to join the Open Library of Humanities ' Library Partnership Subsidy system. The Open Library of Humanities is an open access journal that publishes peer-reviewed scholarship across the humanities disciplines. With initial funding...
Newspapers are an important primary resource and source of inquiry in undergraduate courses of various disciplines. A cross-campus group of University of Arizona librarians and faculty members has been awarded a Collections as Data: Part to Whole grant funded by...
#WeAreUAZLibraries is a bi-weekly series that introduces our staff on Facebook and Instagram . Meet Saad Dagher! What do you do? I work behind the scenes with Technical Services in the Delivery, Description, & Acquisitions department. I am involved in...
Congratulations to the winners of the 2020 Katheryne B. Willock Library Research Award . Each year we present awards of $1,000 each to students who participate in the Student Showcase and write an essay about how the library has supported...
As Arizona’s first and only Mexican American Governor, Raúl H. Castro’s achievements are well-documented, and those accomplishments are on display beginning Friday at the University of Arizona’s Special Collections building.
The new CATalyst Studios, a makerspace offering high-end technology including 3D printers, laser cutters and virtual reality, is now open. "If you're an instructor, we really hope to work with you to engage in your curriculum and figure out ways...

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