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Learn about the University of Chicago Library collections, services, and spaces

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Welcome to the University of Chicago!

Come visit us

There are six libraries at the University of Chicago, each with its own specialization

Study in stunning spaces

All our libraries feature dedicated spaces that accommodate bother individual and group study

Learn from library specialists

The University of Chicago employs expert librarians who can help you with your specialized or general needs

Explore our collections

We are one of the biggest academic libraries in North America with nearly 12 million volumes in print or electronic form

Borrow materials

Students, staff and faculty have extensive borrowing privileges and access to a large number of online journals and databases

About Us

The Library is here to help whether you are visiting an academic library for the first time or in the advanced stages of research. In addition to one of the largest collections in North America, we offer a variety of services to meet your research, teaching, and learning needs. Explore this guide to learn about library spaces, services, and collections.