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Atkins Library is closed until further notice; help, services, and resources are available online.  UPDATED Atkins Information and Resources

Library Closed; Online Services Remain

Atkins' COVID-19 Response

As of Wednesday, March 25, Atkins Library will be closed until further notice.

  • Help is available through our Live Chat service during these hours:  Monday-Friday 8 am - 6 pm and Sat/Sun 1 - 5 pm. You can also use the chat for any questions related to library services or resources, including if you need to pick up a laptop (if available).

  • Most library services and collections are available online through the catalog

  • Library faculty are maintaining an Atkins Library Covid-19 Resources Guide to assist with your teaching, learning, and research needs

  • Atkins Library will not send or receive physical interlibrary loan items beginning March 17 until further notice. Items currently incoming from other libraries will sit for 48 hours before being processed normally

  • We will digitize articles and chapters from our print collection and deliver them electronically through our interlibrary loan system. We also have options for getting access to books in our collection. You can initiate this process by using the Request option in the catalog when logged in to your library account. Watch this video on how to request materials

  • Request additional research help through our Research Consultation Form or by directly contacting subject librarians who can meet with you virtually and via phone

  • Architecture Library: Closed

  • Special Collections & University Archives: Closed; instruction and research assistance provided via email and with online collections. Please see the Special Collections website for more information about services

  • Library staff will do the best they can to meet all requests, although there may be some delays