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To coincide with the Ohio Governor’s directive to maintain social distancing, University Libraries closed all facilities to public access at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 18. This closure includes Bierce Library, Science & Technology Library, University Archives, and Computer Based Assessment & Evaluation. In addition, the majority of staff at each location will be working remotely.

University Libraries will extend material due dates and eliminate overdue fines when operations continue.


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University Libraries participates in the Federal Depository Library Program, and offers free access to government information resources. Learn more...

Bierce Library

Within this library are resources and services that support the humanities, fine and applied arts, social sciences, and business. Amenities such as a coffee shop, group project areas, viewing and listening carrels, and private study rooms provide an atmosphere conducive to learning.

Circulation: 330-972-5355

Auburn Science & Technology

Sciences, technology, polymers, engineering, health and medicine.

Location: Auburn Science Center

Directed all questions to Bierce Library.

Archival Services

Preservation and access to the history of the University and Akron region.

Website: UA Archives

Location: The Polsky Building

Directed all questions to Bierce Library.

Akron Law Library

Research and learning in legal studies at the UA School of Law.

Website: UA Law Library

Phone: 330-972-7330

Location: 150 University Ave.

Univeristy Libraries Closed

Due to the COVID-19 situation, University Libraries, including Bierce, Auburn Science Library, University Archives, and those facilities located within those spaces are currently closed. Our staff is working hard to ensure that the university community still has access to all their necessary resources. At this time, we encourage you to utilize our online chat features or contact us via our Ask Us page.


Wayne College Library

Supports research and learning for Wayne College

Website: Wayne Library

Phone: 330-684-8789


Center for the History of Psychology

Archives, museum and library supporting research and education in the history of psychology.

Website: Center for the History of Psychology

Phone: 330-972-7285

Location: 73 College St.

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