Libraries

The libraries of the University of Arizona are dedicated campus partners actively supporting the education, research and learning goals of the University.

  • Major Campus Libraries

    • Main Library

      The Main Library houses extensive collections in the social sciences, humanities, fine arts, education and business as well as media, maps and government documents. The complete holdings of the University Libraries are accessible through the library's online catalog.

    • Arizona Health Sciences Library

      The Arizona Health Sciences Library delivers instruction, develops services and manages digital and print information resources to support biomedical instruction, research and patient care at the UA in Tucson and Phoenix.

    • Fine Arts Library

      The Fine Arts Library houses services and collections for music, photography, and a small portion of architecture materials in one location.

    • Science-Engineering Library

      Includes materials on the life and physical sciences, engineering and technology, military sciences, and the majority of the architecture collection.

    • University Libraries, Special Collections

      Explore a treasure trove of historical Southwestern documents and photos, and unique, unusual books, letters, photographs and manuscripts you can’t see anywhere else. Changing exhibits present a variety of topics from indigenous languages to video gaming. Open weekdays; hours vary. Closed Saturdays and Sundays.

    • Center for Creative Photography

      Experience this one-of-a-kind archive, museum and research center dedicated to photography as an art form and cultural record. The Center’s changing exhibits include key collections of Ansel Adams, Edward Weston, Garry Winogrand, Harry Callahan and other great 20th century photographers. Open Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm, Saturday - Sunday, 1-4pm.

    • Law Library

      Although the primary mission of the Daniel F. Cracchiolo Law Library is to support the curricular, scholarship and research needs of the James E. Rogers College of Law's students and faculty, the library also provides legal materials and reference assistance for the faculty, staff and students of the University as a whole and for the local bar association members and general public.

  • Other Campus Libraries

    • Arizona State Museum Library

      A research facility specializing in the archaeology and anthropology of the southwestern U.S. and northern Mexico.

    • Fred Hopf Library, College of Optical Sciences

      The Fred Hopf Library supports the academic and research interests of the students, faculty and staff of the College of Optical Sciences.

    • Lunar and Planetary Laboratory Library

      The library's interdisciplinary collection of books, journals, technical and observatory reports, preprints, planetary maps, audiovisual materials, and computer resources supports research and teaching in planetary science, primarily at the graduate level.

    • Parker Library Steward Observatory

      A working collection that includes both frequently used and special materials in the fields of astronomy, astrophysics, cosmology and instrumentation.

    • Poetry Center Library

      One of the nation's finest and most extensive collections of contemporary poetry, this non-circulating library and archive is open to the public.