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The University of Iowa Libraries


Library Guide for International Students: About the Library


Main Library Fall Semester hours:

Monday - Thursday 7:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Friday 7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sunday 11:00 PM - 1:00 AM

Hours for all UI campus libraries

Learning Commons

Located on the first floor of the Main Library, the Learning Commons has computers, group study rooms, space for individual study, laptop computers and other technology for check-out, assistance at the Service Desk, and the Food for Thought Cafe.

How to Reserve Group Rooms

About the UI Libraries

The University of Iowa Libraries includes several libraries that are open for you to use. The Main Library is the largest library on campus and holds resources on a broad range of subjects, while the other libraries focus on specfic subject areas: 

Need help finding a library? Here is a map of library locations on campus, and a detailed floorplan of the Main Library.

The UI Libraries provides knowledgeable librarians who can help you use library services to be successful in your studies. If you don't know where to start with your research, contact a librarian to save time and stressWe look forward to helping you!

Frequently Asked Questions

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