Howe Library, Dana Medical Library, and Silver Special Collections Library buildings are closed, but essential services remain available, including research assistance, reference help, instructional services, and scanning and document delivery service. Check the Howe Library website, Dana Medical Library website, and Silver Special Collections Library website for additional information.
UVM affiliates working on academic and/or research projects may pick up Howe Library books, Dana Medical Library books, DVDs, and media equipment by appointment using curbside service.
07/30/20 Update: UVM Libraries offers curbside service five days a week, Monday through Friday. Read the details and instructions below. Thanks to a new curbside pickup and drop-off service at Howe Library, UVM students, faculty, staff, and guest borrowers now have expanded access to the University's physical collection.
As we mourn the passing of civil rights leaders Rep. John Lewis and Rev. C.T. Vivian, here are some books in our collection that document their extraordinary lives and the movement they were a part of. Books are currently available through our curbside pickup program.
We are at a critical moment in American history, with a long-present and swiftly-growing mass movement dedicated to eradicating racism and enacting criminal justice reform impacting all spaces of American life. In the UVM Libraries, we recognize the strong interest many people have now in reading and learning, and we want to help you connect with the resources in our collection, particularly at a time when they are hard to come by elsewhere.
Though the UVM Libraries remain closed to in-person visitors, all borrowed books and DVDs may be returned using the Howe Library book drop. Borrowed media equipment may be returned to Howe Library by appointment, using our socially distanced curbside service. Please do not leave materials unattended outside library buildings.
During the COVID-19 crisis, many publishers are temporarily opening up access to their online research resources. The UVM Libraries are working to provide trials to select resources and to expand access to some of our current online holdings for UVM affiliates, as well as promoting open access resources. Together, these resources provide access to a large number of the books on our physical shelves.
March is Women’s History Month in the U.S. This year’s theme, “Valiant Women of the Vote,” honors the upcoming 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which gave American women the right to vote.
Howe Library’s newest acquisitions feature books on women’s history and women’s experiences. Find these titles and others on the New Books shelf, near the library’s front entrance.