Hatcher Library

Inside the Hatcher Library

  1. Asia Library

    Asia Library maintains one of the largest East Asian language collections in North America. Get research help, explore reference materials in its reading room, and find scholarly and popular resources in the Chinese, Japanese, and Korean languages.

  2. Clark Library

    Explore maps and atlases from the 16th century to the present, get help accessing and using geographic data, and find government information at the Stephen S. Clark Library.

  3. Special Collections Research Center

    The Special Collections Research Center acquires, cares for, interprets, and shares collections of unique, rare, and primary source material. Examine collection materials, request an instructional session, and explore unique topics with librarians at special events.

  4. Papyrology Collection

    The university’s Papyrology Collection is the largest in North America, with at least 18,000 ancient texts and documents dating from about 1,000 BCE to 1,000 CE. Its unique holdings and services support research and discovery from scholars across the globe.

  5. Ask a Librarian Desk

    Visit us in person for help locating resources, connecting with a specialist, or finding support.

  6. Audubon Room

    Visit exhibits delving deeply into a variety of themes, time periods, and document types, drawing on library's rich and varied collections.

  7. Center for Academic Innovation

    Designing accessible, open, and engaged models of learning.

  8. Hatcher Gallery Event Space

    Attend lectures, performances, workshops, and more.

  9. Hatcher Gallery Exhibit Space

    Get a glimpse of library collections and campus research.

  10. Hatcher North Information Services Desk

    Create and manage your library account, pick up study carrel keys, get print cards, check out special equipment, and more.

  11. Hatcher South Information Services Desk

    Checkout and return items, pick up SSD study carrel keys, borrow a bicycle pump, and more.

  12. Hatcher North Lobby Cases

    Learn about library collections and student and faculty projects.

  13. Humanities Collaboratory

    Providing funding and support for innovative work in the humanities.

  14. Interlibrary Loan Office

    Manage your account, make requests, and get help with scans.

  15. ScholarSpace

    Connect with an expert and get support around the use of digital tools in teaching, learning, and research.

  16. Serials and Microform Services

    Get access to microforms, use digital readers, browse current issues of journals and newspapers, and more.

Study spaces

  1. Hatcher North Reading Rooms

    Rooms dedicated to studying located throughout the building.

  2. Hatcher North Stacks Study Tables

    Claim an out-of-the-way spot in the book stacks.

  3. Hatcher North Study Rooms

    Two after-hours study rooms on the third floor of Hatcher North.

  4. Hatcher South Carrels

    Semi-enclosed spaces for one with a desk and window.

  5. Hatcher Bookable Carrels

    Enclosed booths with a desk, a chair, and a view.

  6. Hatcher Floor 2 Spaces

    A historic space outside the Reading Room with wooden tables and reading lamps, along with some adjacent study areas.

  7. Hatcher Floor 6 Spaces

    A lounge-like study area with views of the Law Quad and Michigan Stadium.

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