Library locations & hours

3D Printing Studio

A display of various 3D printed objects on a wire rack. Behind is a lit 3D printed sign that reads "3D Printing Studio"

The 3D Printing Studio is open to all members of the UVA community. Our goal is to make 3D printing easy to use, free of cost, and accessible to all. Learn more about the 3D Printing Studio.

Email:
teachlearn@virginia.edu

Charles L. Brown Science & Engineering Library

View of the Information desk inside Brown

The Charles L. Brown Science & Engineering Library, in Clark Hall, holds undergraduate-level materials in astronomy, biology, chemistry, math, physics, and psychology. It also has research collections that support students and faculty in the Engineering and Environmental Sciences programs. The Brown Library has reservable spaces for collaborative study and teleconferencing. Brown also houses specialized research support — including Research Liaisons for the Sciences and Engineering and Research Data Services, where you can find support for data analysis and statistical methods and the computational data sciences.

Email:
library@virginia.edu

Clemons Library

View of Clemons library, with the Aviator statue on the right

Popular with students for abundant, 24-hour study space and media-related materials and services, Clemons is one of the busiest libraries on Grounds. Our large DVD selection and comprehensive collection of books on film, television, drama and dance provide everything a scholar needs. In addition, the Robertson Media Center (434-924-7474, teachlearn@virginia.edu) provides cutting-edge technology and support for media creation of every kind, from 3D motion capture and animation to podcasting and film editing.

The second floor of Clemons Library houses the Dathel and John Georges Student Center. The space contains large study areas and reservable rooms for groups. Questions? Contact Junjun Yu at my2hg@virginia.edu!

Email:
library@virginia.edu

Darden

The Camp Library supports UVA’s Darden School of Business by providing access for Darden students and faculty to a wide range online resources as well as books and periodicals. The Camp Library also provides access to Virgo and shares resources with the UVA Library. You can find more information on the Darden website.

Email:
library@darden.virginia.edu

Fine Arts Library

Exterior view of Fisk Kimball Library

The Fiske Kimball Fine Arts Library provides research support and collections for architecture, art history, archaeology, and the classics department. We offer research and software consultation, image scanning, and spaces for quiet study, collaboration, meetings, and video conferencing.

In addition, the Fine Arts Library features the Niche, a venue for video art the Materials Collection, which contains building samples, and the R Lab, a space dedicated to collaborative work, which has special reservation options to accommodate faculty.

Email:
library@virginia.edu

Harrison-Small Exhibitions

Exterior view of the Harrison/Small Library

The Harrison-Small building houses the Mary and David Harrison Institute for American History, Literature, and Culture, which offers programs, fellowships, and exhibitions. The Institute’s building also houses the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library. The Auditorium and the Seminar Room 318 can be booked for University or public events by filling out the Event Space Request Form.

Email:
harrison_institute@virginia.edu

Health Sciences Library

Exterior view of the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library

The Claude Moore Health Sciences Library supports the School of Medicine’s faculty, staff, and students. It has its own mobile app and is located near the hospital, at 1300 Jefferson Park Avenue. You can find more information on their website.

Email:
library@virginia.edu

Ivy Stacks

A concrete building with glass addition surrounded by green grass and trees

Ivy Stacks is a high-density shelving and retrieval facility located one mile west of Central Grounds. It currently holds over two million books and other materials from the University of Virginia’s libraries, all of which are available for checkout through Virgo.

Email:
library@virginia.edu

JAG School Library

The JAG Library building

The United States Army Judge Advocate General's School was originally established in 1942 during World War II and located at the University of Michigan Law School. Closed in 1946, it was reestablished at Fort Myer, VA in 1950 following the outbreak of the Korean War. It has been located at the University since 1951 when the Army accepted President Colgate Darden's offer to locate the JAG School at UVA. The JAG School was originally located at UVA so that JAG faculty and students could use the Law School's outstanding Law Library as if they were Law School faculty and students. When the Law School was relocated to the North Grounds in 1975, the JAG School was also relocated to its present location adjacent to the Law School.

The JAG School maintains its own library with collections devoted to military criminal law, the Geneva Conventions and the law of war, and military history. JAG School library books are listed in VIRGO and circulate under the same terms and conditions as Alderman books. Many unique and rare items in the JAG School library have been digitized by the Library of Congress and are available in Virgo

Military security requirements do not allow direct access to the JAG School building. Materials can be obtained by using the "Request LEO delivery" button in the Virgo record display.

Email:
refdesk@law.virginia.edu

Law Library

Law Library

The Arthur J. Morris Law Library provides print and online resources to assist patrons with their legal research needs. Anyone from UVA may use the facility and check materials out, though the building is locked at 7 p.m. weekdays and 5 p.m. weekends. Reference assistance is available weekdays starting at 10 a.m. and at lawlibref@virginia.edu. For more information, see the Law Library website.

Email:
refdesk@law.virginia.edu

Main

Entrance

The main library normally houses collections in the humanities and social sciences, as well as University Library administration and several Library departments.

This location is closed for renovation until 2023. All collections remain available, check Virgo to find an item. Learn more about the renovation. 

 

Email:
library@virginia.edu

Music Library

Interior view, main floor

The Music Library supports research in the following disciplines: musicology, theory and analysis, composition, performance, jazz, musical theater, ethnic and world music, popular music, and folk music. The Music Library has one of the most significant music collections in the southeastern United States and includes more than 135,000 books, scores, and sound recordings, as well as extensive online collections (including access to more than 500,000 tracks of music). It is the only library location on UVA's Lawn. Use our online reservation system to reserve audio equipment.

Email:
library@virginia.edu

Robertson Media Center

The Viz Lounge in Robertson Media Center.

The Robertson Media Center (RMC) and the Digital Media Lab (DML) are located on the third floor of Clemons Library. The RMC and the DML offer a range of digital media services, including equipment and applications for the digitization, post-production, and delivery of media-related projects. Equipment available for checkout includes video and audio recorders, light kits, microphones, and more. Make equipment reservations and browse first-come, first-serve equipment in our online reservation system. Consultants at the RMC desk are available to assist with media and equipment questions, and can provide referrals to librarians and media professionals available for training, consultations, and project planning. Learn more about the RMC. 

Email:
teachlearn@virginia.edu

Scholars’ Lab TinkerTank

Sitting and standing areas clustered around colorful lockers

The Scholars’ Lab caters to the digital research and analysis needs of faculty and students in the humanities, arts, and social sciences. Staffed by friendly consultants with expertise in digital humanities, making, GIS, VR, and 3D digital capture, the Scholars’ Lab offers introductory and advanced workshops, and consultations by appointment. It also houses the Scholars' Lab TinkerTank in Clemons Library, a space to design and create electronics, craft, and textiles projects of all sorts. Drop in to the TinkerTank or schedule a consultation today!

Email:
scholarslab@virginia.edu

Small Special Collections Reading Room

View of students in the Reading Room

The Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library holds more than 16 million objects including manuscripts, archival records, rare books, maps, broadsides, photographs, audio and video recordings and more. Collections are particularly strong in American and British literature, the history of Virginia and the southeastern United States, the history and archives of the University of Virginia, sporting books and manuscripts, World War I, bibliography and book arts (including fine press books, pop-up books, and typography). Occupying 58,000 square feet in two underground floors of the shared Small Special Collections Library and Harrison Institute building, the library features a reading room with seating for 32 researchers. Staff retrieve collections for researchers from 12.82 miles of shelving. While the stacks are not open to the public, the Reading Room is open to anyone with a photo id. The building also hosts exhibitions of collection materials on the first and second floors, some created jointly with the Harrison Institute.

Email:
scpubserv@virginia.edu