Listed below are essential library services and resources to help with online instruction, learning, and research while library buildings are closed and into Fall Semester.

In response to the challenges of COVID-19, all library buildings are currently closed. We are finalizing plans to have key library spaces open for fall semester, dates and details will be announced soon. HathiTrust emergency online access will end August 12.


Reopening of services and collections

Delivery of print and electronic materials (Began June 15, 2020)

We resumed delivery of print books and journals to U of M faculty, students, and staff on June 15. Upon request, our staff will scan and digitally deliver print items, such as book chapters and journal articles, via email.

Select “Get it” from Libraries search results, or go directly to the Interlibrary Loan and Digital Delivery page to request materials.

For requests of books and other physical items, we will send them to campus users by U.S. Mail through August 31.
 

Return of books and other materials (Began July 22, 2020)

We began accepting returns on July 22. Note that we have extended due dates and are not charging fines.
 

Library buildings reopen (TBD)

We are finalizing plans to have key library spaces open for Fall Semester; dates and details will be announced soon.