New change to library operations

All Main Library and Weaver Library doors lock 15 minutes before closing.

Library departments

Access & Information Services

Access & Information Services (AIS) provides seamless access to technology, study spaces, information, and reference services. AIS staff members facilitate the use of and expanded physical and digital access to instructional materials, within our library collection and beyond, while maintaining a safe, disruption-free learning environment and actively pursuing and implementing new services to meet the needs of library users.


Administration comprises the deans and their support staff as well as functional areas that serve the entire Libraries: development, facilities, finance, human resources, marketing, and user experience.  We use a shared governance model for planning and decision-making.

Collection Services

Collection Services manages the acquisitions, discovery, stewardship, preservation, and assessment of the Libraries’ information resources. We manage and acquire electronic and physical collections and information resources to support research and learning.

Research Engagement

Research Engagement supports the University of Arizona community in navigating a rapidly evolving scholarly ecosystem. We empower researchers by providing training and consultation on topics related to research planning and management, data-intensive research, and digital scholarship. We support open access and data sharing to advance global equity and the creation of new knowledge. We also preserve and provide access to the scholarly record of the University of Arizona through our campus and research data repositories.

Special Collections

Special Collections holds rare and archival materials mainly in the areas of literature, Arizona and Southwestern history, and the sciences. We also have important and substantial collections relating to the lands and peoples of Arizona and the US-Mexican borderlands region.

Student Learning & Engagement

Student Learning and Engagement (SLE) focuses on creating a community of students, researchers and community members that is welcoming and inclusive of all learning styles and experiences. We do this by being antiracist and prioritizing the needs of students, staff and faculty from underrepresented groups.

SLE creates interactive learning experiences and curricular instruction programming to embed critical literacies and research skills across campus. We also leverage campus and community partnerships to enhance support of first generation and historically underserved students.

Technology Strategy & Services

Technology Strategy & Services (TeSS) serves the library's technology needs. Our staff members develop software, websites, and other tools to support access to library resources, research, and teaching. We also provide technological infrastructure and technical support services to library departments and patrons.

The University of Arizona Press

The University of Arizona Press is the premier publisher of academic, regional, and literary works in the state of Arizona. We disseminate ideas and knowledge of lasting value that enrich understanding, inspire curiosity, and enlighten readers. We advance the University of Arizona’s mission by connecting scholarship and creative expression to readers worldwide.

UA Health Sciences Library

The Health Sciences Library is the most comprehensive health sciences library in Arizona. Our staff provide access to essential medical information, participate as instructors in the curriculum of the health sciences colleges, and work in partnership with researchers and clinicians to advance healthcare, education and research. We engage with communities across the state to provide enhanced access to quality health information.