Libraries

LIBRARIES

A dozen state-of-the-art facilities are at your disposal. Hubs of technology, arts, sciences and more make it easy to deep dive into knowledge.

MAIN LIBRARY

The go-to place to study, create, collaborate and get things done. The Main Library is open almost 24/7, offering flexible spaces, friendly experts, a wide range of technology and in-depth research collections that encourage new ideas and help to build new connections.

Main Library

MAJOR CAMPUS LIBRARIES

HEALTH SCIENCES LIBRARY

The primary source of knowledge-based health information in Arizona. The Health Sciences Library provides access to the latest published research and gives scientists and healthcare providers tools to improve the quality of life for people everywhere.

FINE ARTS LIBRARY

A north-campus haven for students and faculty, the Fine Arts Library houses an extensive music collection including scores, sheet music and vinyl LPs, as well as a theater collection of plays and films and architecture materials.

SCIENCE-ENGINEERING LIBRARY

The Science-Engineering Library hosts a number of technology-rich collaborative spaces and a makerspace with 3D printing. It also houses materials relating to life and physical sciences, engineering and visual arts.

UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES, SPECIAL COLLECTIONS

Explore a treasure trove of historical Southwestern documents and photos, 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.

LAW LIBRARY

The Daniel F. Cracchiolo Law Library supports the curricular, scholarship and research needs of the James E. Rogers College of Law's students and faculty, while providing legal materials and reference assistance for the University as a whole, the local bar association and the 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.