Access to online resources
Our subscription agreements limit most online resources to current students, faculty, and staff.
On campus access to many licensed resources is available on guest computers.
Michigan residents have other options for remote access.
Retired faculty and staff privileges
Emeriti faculty are considered current faculty and can use their U-M credentials for online access.
All retired faculty and staff can request items from another institution through interlibrary loan.
Find and use materials
The first step to locating our resources, from scholarly articles to archival material.
Guests and Alumni Borrowing
Guests with specific academic affiliations are eligible to borrow materials. Alumni and all other guests can pay an annual fee.
Faculty and Staff Borrowing
Current and retired faculty and staff can borrow materials, and current faculty can assign someone to borrow on their behalf.
Pick Up Items at a Library Desk
Current U-M students, faculty, and staff may request certain materials not available online for contactless pickup while building access is limited due to COVID-19.
Support the library
With every donation, you advance our enduring work, and open doors to discovery today and for many generations of scholars to come.
Plan a visit
Library Locations by Campus
We have several locations across the Ann Arbor campus. Find the one that works for you.
Find the space that fits your needs, whether you’re studying solo or meeting with a group.
Guest Computing and Printing
Just visiting? Find out how you can use our computing services.
Events and Exhibits
See what's happening across the library and where to find our rotating exhibits.