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Libraries Services Continuity

Services at a Glance

Services at a Glance

  Summer 2021 Fall 2021 
Building Access

Through August 22, PCL is open with independent study space for students, faculty and staff. The Reading Rooms at the Life Science Library are open for independent study only. All other Libraries locations, including The Foundry, are currently closed.

Beginning August 17, all floors of PCL will open with access to the book stacks, areas for quiet and collaborative study and technology, Group Study Room Reservations are available beginning the first class day.

Beginning August 23, all other Libraries locations will open with access to study spaces, technology and book stacks.

*Note: The Architecture & Planning Library and Benson Latin American Collection are closed for construction this fall.

Libraries Building and Services Hours Hours for building access, research help and borrowing & library account help. See fall Hours for all open locations and services.
PCL Occupancy 400 people are allowed in PCL at any one time and on the entry level only. Check the occupancy before heading over. UT ID is required. On August 23, the 400 person occupancy limit will end. UT IDs will be required for access between 8pm and 7am.
Check Out Materials Pickup available at PCL for students, faculty and staff.

Beginning August 23, users may check out materials from all library locations.

Return Materials

Return at the PCL book drop, the Pickle Research Campus (PRC) book drop, or by mail. 

Beginning August 23, users may return materials to all library locations, the Pickle Research Campus (PRC) book drop, or by mail.
Request a Scan All UT and unaffiliated users, as well as other libraries, can request a scan of book chapters or articles.   All UT and unaffiliated users, as well as other libraries, can request a scan of book chapters or articles.
Interlibrary Loan

Requests filled using electronic material if possible, and physical/print material if the user is able to pick it up from PCL.

Interlibrary loan will resume normal operations, filling requests in digital and physical form.
Course Materials Faculty may request online course materials for summer session. Faculty may request both physical and digital course materials (formerly called reserves) for fall.
Computer Labs PCs are available at PCL. Macs in the PCL Media Lab and Data Lab have been removed. We expect new Macs in place for the fall. Beginning August 23, computers/technology in all open UT Libraries locations will be available.
Remote Software Use Access PC software from anywhere.   Access PC software from anywhere.
Research Help Offered via chat, email and virtual consults Offered via chat, email and virtual or in-person consults
Instruction Faculty can request library instruction for tailored course support. Faculty can request virtual or in-person library instruction for tailored course support. 

 

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