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What to Expect at the Libraries: Fall 2020

We have some new protocols for keeping our spaces and high-touch surfaces clean and for promoting health and safety in accordance with university guidelines. Access to some spaces is limited or restricted, and some services are being offered primarily or only online.

What to expect at the Libraries: Fall 2020 →


Faculty Training


University Libraries provides resources, services, and expertise to support and enhance teaching, learning, and research. 

Help with your courses:

  • New Equipment is available to assist with online instruction: we have added eight USB mics, and six Intuos Graphics Drawing Tablets. These items circulate only to faculty. In addition, 15 Webcams can circulate to any student, staff or faculty.

Expanded access with contactless services:


Faculty Borrowing Privileges

  • Books from the general collection can be checked out for 150 days.
  • Media can be checked out for 14 days. 
  • Curriculum Center materials can be checked out for 14 days.
  • OhioLINK books can be checked out for 42 days. OhioLINK media can be checked out for 7 days. 
  • UA faculty can borrow a maximum of 150 items (20 media materials).

You can renew most items online by logging into your library account.

University Library Locations

University Libraries includes:

  • Bierce Library
  • Science and Technology Library (located in Auburn Science Center) Not open Fall 2020
  • Audio-Visual Services
  • Distance Learning
  • Design and Development Services
  • Archival Collections
  • Computer Based Assessment and Evaluation
  • The University of Akron Press

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