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TRIO SSS: COVID-19 Library Updates

This guide contains resources specific to the needs of TRIO students enrolled in the Steps to Success TRIO curriculum.

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COVID-19 Library News & Updates

As of 6:00 PM March 17, 2020 all campus library locations will close to the public to keep our campus and community safe and to stop the spread of COVID-19. For updated information about UI Libraries services, visit the following site:


  • Keep all items (including interlibrary loan) until our buildings reopen. Please renew materials online. The links for checking your account and renewing materials are at

  • If you have overdue materials, don’t worry. Please keep the materials until the Libraries reopen or mail them to University Libraries, 125 West Washington Street, Iowa City, IA 52242-1420. The Libraries will waive all fines and automatically renew due dates.


  • CHAT WITH US! Having troubles accessing materials? Want help locating research or news articles?
    • Chat with an expert from wherever you may be working. Librarians are available 9am-9pm, Monday - Thursday and 9am-5pm Friday until further notice. 
  • Online research consultations for undergraduates with our SEAM staff will be available from 5PM-9PM, Sunday – Thursday beginning Sunday, March 29. 

Schedule an Appointment with me!

I encourage you to schedule an appointment directly with me! I am available Monday-Friday, 9-5PM. You are welcome to email me anytime and I will try to reply back within 24-48 hours if outside M-F, 9-5. 


Phone: 319-467-0385

Chat with me or Request a Virtual Meeting via Zoom.

You can schedule a meeting here: