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COVID and the UP Library: Visiting the Library in Person

How to access the Library during COVID, wherever you are.

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Before Your Visit the Library

Library Access for Current Students

Before your visit:

The Library Staff can mail books to you or email photocopies of articles to you.  You can request library materials by emailing OR filling out an Interlibrary Loan Request.  Use the search box at the top of the page to find books that are in the library.

You can also use the search box to search the library's online collections including ebooks and journal articles.


Required for Library Access

  • Use the library's south entrance 
  • Wear a mask or face shield
  • Maintain social distancing while in the library.

Today's Hours

 Library Calendar

The spring semester is being offered through face-to-face, hybrid, and online instruction, with adaptations and mitigation protocols to reduce risk to COVID-19 exposure. The University continues to support and enforce the use of masks while inside a University facility, and continues to support physical distancing of at least 6 feet.  The Library is not open to the public.

For questions pertaining to University COVID protocol, please email