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Library Support for Shifting to Online Teaching

Interlibrary Loan

As of Aug. 3, you can request interlibrary loans.

  • You can pick them up in the Main Library lobby, Sunday-Thursday, 10am-2pm. The rest of the Main Library building is closed.
  • Service is limited to enrolled students and University employees with valid CatCards.
  • Face coverings are required in the building’s lobby per campus policy.

Learn more about interlibrary loan.

Document Delivery

For UA students, faculty, staff, and designated campus colleagues, document delivery is a free library service that provides digital articles and book chapters:

As of Aug. 3, library books can also be shipped for free to UA affiliates who reside more than 30 miles from the University. 

For more information, see our document delivery page.

Access to Physical Collections

If there’s a book that you need for teaching, please request a purchase and we'll investigate options.

As of Aug. 3, you can request books and other materials from all University Libraries locations.

  • You can pick them up in the Main Library lobby, Sunday-Thursday, 10am-2pm. The rest of the Main Library building is closed.
  • Service is limited to enrolled students and University employees with valid CatCards.
  • Face coverings are required in the building’s lobby per campus policy.

Special Collections

Special Collections will remain closed for the fall semester. You're welcome to use our online mechanisms for consultation.