Shapiro Undergraduate Library

Shapiro Library
919 South University Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1185
(734) 764-7490 (p)

Hours this week:

Open to everyone from 8 AM - midnight.
U-M ID card required from midnight - 8 AM.

SundayOpen 24 Hours
MondayOpen 24 Hours
TuesdayOpen 24 Hours
WednesdayOpen 24 Hours
ThursdayOpen 24 Hours
FridayOpen 24 Hours
SaturdayOpen 24 Hours

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Shapiro Science Library

Shapiro Library
919 South University Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1185
(734) 764-7490 (p)
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Last modified: 07/21/2016

Askwith Media Library

Shapiro Library
919 S. University Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1185
(734) 764-5360 (p)
(734) 764-7087 (f)

Hours this week:

Sunday10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday08:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday08:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday08:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday08:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday08:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday10:00 AM - 10:00 PM


The Askwith Media Library is your campus source for movies and TV shows. Visit us to find the perfect movie for your research, class project, or entertainment.

Named in honor of a gift to the library from U-M alum Bertram J. Askwith, the library maintains a collection of more than 40,000 titles including feature films, documentaries, animated films, and educational programs in a variety of formats: DVD, Blu-ray, VHS, and 16 millimeter films.

Visit the library to consult with staff or use the in-house viewing stations, or check out our collection ahead of time:

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Shapiro Design Lab

Shapiro Library
First Floor
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

The Shapiro Design Lab is a new project at the intersection of engaged learning and digital literacy, providing students, faculty, and staff a place to incubate new projects and new ideas for the entire range of learning that happens at Michigan. 

We want your voice in shaping what the Shapiro Design Lab could be. Please fill out this survey or tweet at us with #shapirodesignlab. Or, if you want to talk to someone about a project, request a consultation!


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Bert's Study Lounge

Shapiro Library
919 South University Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1185

Bert’s Study Lounge is a space for students to study, collaborate, and socialize. The space has 10 digital screens that can be used for collaborative work, or as a digital exhibit space for students, faculty or staff to display their work. Student groups can also sign-up to table in the space.

Bert's Study Lounge is located near Bert's Cafe. See the University Unions page for café hours and menu.

Bert's Café and Bert's Study Lounge are named after their benefactor, Bertram J. Askwith (LSA '31), who gave this gift to the Library to celebrate his centennial year.

Questions or Comments?  Send us an email.

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Michigan Publishing

Michigan Publishing provides academic publishing services that are responsive to the needs of scholars, and that foster a sustainable economic model for academic publishing.

We also educate and advise the U-M community on copyright and publishing matters, and we advocate for the broadest possible access to scholarly communication everywhere.

For more information about our publications and services, please see



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