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. The Visual Resources Collection, also in Lawrence Hall, provides digital content for instructional support.
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.
The Law Library, housed in the UO 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 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 OIMB (Oregon Institute of Marine Biology) Library contains books and journals in marine biology and marine ecology. The OIMB Library is located 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.