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Libraries Services Continuity

Welcome and Services at a Glance

Services at a Glance

Building Access 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.
Libraries Building and Services Hours Hours for building access, research help and borrowing & library account help.
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.
Check Out Materials Pickup available at PCL for students, faculty and staff.
Return Materials

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

Request a Scan Students, faculty and staff can request a scan of book chapters or articles. We are unable to make scans for unaffiliated researchers or other libraries.
Interlibrary Loan

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

Course Materials On-site reserves are unavailable. Faculty may request online course materials.
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.
Remote Software Use Access PC software from anywhere. Remote access to Foundry Mac software is available until July 12.
Research Help Offered via chat, email and virtual consults
Instruction Faculty can request library instruction for tailored course support.


About this Guide

This guide provides the latest information about UT Libraries services and resources during the current health crisis. Please refer back to this guide frequently to keep apprised of  changes to policies and procedures.

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