Buhr Building

Space and services in the Buhr Building are dedicated to the preservation, conservation, and storage of library materials. It’s also home to Michigan Publishing.


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837 Greene St

Ann Arbor, MI 48104-3209

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Buhr Building

  • Primarily a closed shelving facility, one of many used by the U-M Library

  • Materials can be requested for pickup at other campus locations

  • Faculty, graduate students, and staff can request materials for delivery to their campus departments

  • The Buhr Reading Room is permanently closed

Getting here

Find transit and parking information.

Learn how to navigate the Buhr Building by viewing its floor plan, physical accessibility information, and more.

Buhr entrances

When visiting Buhr, note the building has 3 different entrances and addresses. 

  • The main entrance for accessing Buhr is off the parking lot at 837 Greene Street, from the door located in the center of the building.
  • HathiTrust offices are off the north end of the parking lot, or on your left if you're facing the center of the building.
  • Michigan Publishing offices are in the southern entrance, at 839 Greene Street.

Inside Buhr

  1. Conservation Lab

    Conservation and book repair staff offer lectures, workshops, class visits, and more by appointment.

  2. Digital Preservation Lab

    Get advice and practical strategies on preserving your born-digital content.

  3. Michigan Publishing

    Publishing scholarly and educational materials in a range of formats for wide distribution and permanent preservation.