Libraries and Collections
UO Libraries and Collections
The UO Libraries comprise the Knight Library and several branch libraries, and offer a wide range of collections and resources to support campus instruction, research, and service, as well as to respond to the needs of scholars by providing access to recorded information and information services.
The Knight Library is the largest library on campus, housing the Library's collections of materials in the humanities, social sciences, music, and business, as well as the library's special collections, government documents, microforms, and maps.
The Architecture and Allied Arts (AAA) Library, located in Lawrence Hall, holds approximately 86,000 volumes with a focus on architectural and visual arts subjects.
Global Scholars Hall Library Commons
The Library Commons (LC) provides resources that support the curriculum in the Global Scholars Hall (GSH) and is specific to the interest of the students living in and near this academic residence hall.
Located in the White Stag Block in Portland, Oregon, the UO Portland Library and Learning Commons provides library and educational technology services to support the university's Portland-based programs in urban architecture, digital art, product design, strategic communications, applied information management, and law.
John E. Jaqua Law Library
The John E Jaqua Law Library, housed in the William W. Knight Law Center, contains primary materials for research in U.S. federal and state law, including records and briefs of the U.S. Supreme Court, current statutes for all 50 states, and extensive holdings of law journals. The John E. jaqua Law Library is also a U.S. document depository.
The Mathematics Library, found in Fenton Hall, contains over 25,000 books and journals in mathematics.
The Loyd & Dorothy Rippey Library contains books and journals in marine biology and marine ecology. The Rippey Library is located at the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology (OIMB) in Charleston, Oregon.
The Science Library, located in Onyx Bridge, contains 160,000 books and journals in the sciences, including astronomy, biochemistry, biology, botany, chemistry, computer science, neuroscience, geology, paleontology, physics, physiology, zoology, and some areas of materials science engineering and technology.