In a first step toward the phased reopening of the U-M Library, a small contingent of library staff will soon head to work in the Hatcher Graduate Library for the first time since March.
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The COVID-19 crisis has put the library’s physical collection temporarily out of reach. Fortunately, the HathiTrust Digital Library — a collaborative of academic and research libraries with a collection of 17+ million digitized items — holds copies of many of these works.
Last update: July 7, 2020
Many library resources and services are available online. Library buildings remain closed.
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In addition to general student employment opportunities, the library offers a range of internships and residencies. Applications are being accepted now for:
Alexa L. Pearce has been appointed Associate University Librarian for Research at the University of Michigan Library.
The Sweetland Peer Writing Center, previously located in Angell Hall, has opened in its new space on the second floor of the Shapiro Library. It will be open for peer writing consultation services Sunday through Thursday 7-10 pm and Friday 12-3 pm.
If you use our Kanopy film streaming service, which offers many documentaries and independent films, you'll want to know about our recent shift to a mediated access model. When you select a film that's not already licensed by the library, you'll be prompted to submit a request form.
Beginning in September, the library will be using security cameras in several locations in the Hatcher and Shapiro buildings — entrances/exits, elevator lobbies, and stairwell landings — to enhance the safety and security of our community.