Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Autumn Quarter Update - Engineering Library

Autumn Quarter begins on Wednesday, September 28.

Engineering Library Hours
September 28 - December 16, 2022
Monday - Friday  10:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday and Sunday CLOSED

Veterans’ Day, November 11: Closed
Day before Thanksgiving: 10:00am-5:00pm
Thanksgiving Holiday, November 24-25: Closed

Reference and Research Help
Monday - Friday  1:00pm - 5:00pm

Closed November 11, November 24-25

Masks recommended but not required

For more information about library hours, policies, services, and operational status, please consult the UW Libraries Operations Updates.

Engineering Library Information / Reference and Research Help

Patent and Trademark Research Assistance / Patent and Trademark Research Center (PTRC):

UW Libraries Faculty Guide - updated for Autumn 2022.

Course Reserves  - updates about changes for Autumn 2022.

UW Libraries Student Guide - an introduction to UW Libraries with answers to many common student questions (updated for Autumn 2022).

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Summer Quarter Update - Engineering Library

Summer Quarter begins on Tuesday, June 21.

Interim Hours
June 11-20, 2022
Monday - Friday  9:00am-5:00pm
Saturday and Sunday CLOSED
Closed: June 13 (system upgrade) and June 20 (Juneteenth Holiday)

Engineering Library Summer Quarter Hours
June 21 - August 19, 2022
Monday - Friday  9:00am-5:00pm
Saturday and Sunday CLOSED

Closed July 4 (holiday)

Masks recommended but not required

For more information about library hours, policies, services, and operational status, please consult the UW Libraries Operations Updates.

Engineering Library Information / Reference and Research Help

Patent and Trademark Research Assistance / Patent and Trademark Research Center (PTRC):

Faculty Guidance 2022

UW Libraries Student FAQ - quick answers to common student questions about the Libraries, access to resources and current guidance on operations (hours, safety protocols, etc.).

Friday, June 3, 2022

UW Libraries Search Will Be Offline / Engineering Library Closed on June 13, 2022

UW Libraries Search will be offline from 12:00am PST to 11:59pm PST on Monday, June 13, 2022 due to a vendor upgrade.  There will be impacts to some of your saved data in UW Libraries Search.

The Engineering Library and all UW Library locations on all campuses (with the exception of Health Sciences) will be closed on Monday, June 13 to accommodate the system-wide upgrade to the catalog/search software: Learn more. 

This June 13th software update may impact your saved searches or permalinks in your course materials (Canvas, Syllabus, citations, and other research materials) linking to the catalog.  Be prepared, safeguard your links, get instructions and take action before June 13: Learn more.

UW Libraries Search System Upgrade June 2022: System Transition

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Spring Quarter Update - Engineering Library

Spring Quarter begins on Monday, March 28.

Engineering Library Spring Quarter Hours
March 28 - June 10, 2022
Monday - Friday  9:00am-5:00pm
Saturday and Sunday CLOSED

Closed Holidays - May 30

Masks recommended but not required

For more information about library hours, policies, services, and operational status, please consult the UW Libraries Operations Updates.

Engineering Library Information / Reference and Research Help

Patent and Trademark Research Assistance / Patent and Trademark Research Center (PTRC):

Faculty Guidance 2022 - updated for Spring Quarter

Student FAQ - quick answers to common student questions about the Libraries, access to resources and current guidance on operations (hours, safety protocols, etc.) - updated for Spring Quarter

 

Monday, January 3, 2022

Winter Quarter Update - Engineering Library

Winter Quarter begins on Monday, January 3. 

Engineering Library Winter Quarter Hours
January 3 - March 18, 2022
Monday - Friday  9:00am-5:00pm
Saturday and Sunday CLOSED

Closed Holidays - January 17 and February 21

Masks required, no eating allowed.

For more information about library hours, policies, services, and operational status, please consult the UW Libraries Operations Updates.

Engineering Library Information / Reference and Research Help

Patent and Trademark Research Assistance / Patent and Trademark Research Center (PTRC):

Faculty Guidance 2022 - Updated for Winter Quarter.

Student FAQ - quick answers to common student questions about the Libraries, access to resources and current guidance on operations (hours, safety protocols, etc.).

Monday, December 13, 2021

Winter/Interim Break Closure: Dec 18 - Jan 2

All UW Libraries buildings, including the Engineering Library, will be closed during the winter break period of Saturday, December 18, 2021 - Sunday, January 2, 2022.

Libraries users will continue to have 24/7 access to many online resources, including our Ask Us Service, our research databases, e-books, and other specialized online collections.

After the Libraries re-opens buildings in January, print books and other requested libraries materials will be processed and made available.
For more information, consult the UW Libraries Operations Updates.

Engineering Library Information / Reference and Research Help

  • Bookmark the Engineering Library website for information, research guides, online resources and materials, and databases.
  • Reference and research help: use the AskUs button on the Engineering Library or UW Libraries website to contact us via email or chat online with a librarian.
  • In-person reference and research help will not be available.

Patent and Trademark Research Assistance / Patent and Trademark Research Center (PTRC):

Winter Quarter hours for the Engineering Library begin Monday, January 3, 2022:
Monday - Friday  9:00am-5:00pm
Closed Saturday and Sunday

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Autumn Quarter Update - Engineering Library Opens September 29

The Engineering Library will re-open on Wednesday, September 29. Remote resources and services continue to be available. Engineering Library hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm. (See the Libraries hours page for other UW Seattle, UW Bothell, and UW Tacoma libraries.)

Masks required, no eating allowed.

Know Before You Go - New policies and service changes, including masking and food policy. See UW Libraries Operations Updates (formerly known as UW Libraries COVID-19 Updates) for more information.

Engineering Library Information / Reference and Research Help:
Patent and Trademark Research Assistance / Patent and Trademark Research Center (PTRC):
  • Visit our Patent and Trademark Information page with links to U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) information and our patent and trademark search guides. 
  • Contact us via email at englib@uw.edu or use a question form to receive a response via email. Patent and trademark research assistance is available Monday-Friday, 1:00pm-5:00pm.  Please email before planning a visit or for more information.
  • Online training, webinars, information sessions, and virtual events are also available from the USPTO.
Faculty Guidance 2021/2022 - Updated for Autumn Quarter.

Student FAQ for 2021/2022 - Updated for Autumn Quarter. Provides answers to common student questions about the Libraries, access to resources and specific guidance on COVID-19 and operational changes that may impact students.

UW Libraries Operations Updates - Information concerning UW Libraries' services, current status of Libraries operations, and response to COVID-19.

Monday, September 13, 2021

September 2021 Update - Engineering Library Currently CLOSED (Summer/Autumn Break)

The Engineering Library is currently CLOSED, but will reopen on Wednesday, September 29, 2021. Remote resources and services continue to be available. See UW Libraries COVID-19 Updates.

Engineering Library Information Resources / Reference and Research Help:

Patent and Trademark Research Assistance / Patent and Trademark Research Center (PTRC):


Engineering Library / UW Libraries Collections - Circulation Changes:
  • No Contact Pick-Up Service ends Friday, September 17. Anyone with a Husky Card or UW borrowers card can request and pick up items at each campus. Pick-up service for UW Seattle will resume inside Suzzallo Library on Wednesday, September 22.
  • Returning items, Renewing Books Online, Fines:  See the UW Libraries COVID-19 Updates page.
  • Interlibrary Loan & Scanning Services is filling requests for physical materials, in addition to articles and book chapters. Summit borrowing is available.
  • Access to e-resources: UW Libraries provides a wide range of e-resources including temporary access to over 1 million additional electronic books and resources through our HathiTrust partnership. (HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access Service (ETAS) will end on September 20.)

Faculty Guidance 2021/2022 - Updated for Autumn Quarter.

Student FAQ for 2021/2022 - Updated for Autumn Quarter. Provides answers to common student questions about the Libraries, access to resources and specific guidance on COVID-19 and operational changes that may impact students.

UW Libraries COVID-19 Updates - Information concerning UW Libraries' services, current status of Libraries re-opening and operations, and response to COVID-19, including remote access to online resources and services and guidance for users.

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Engineering Library Building CLOSED - Remote Resources and Services for SUMMER QUARTER 2021

The Engineering Library building is CLOSED.  

While the Engineering Library building is closed, librarians and staff are working remotely.

Engineering Library Information Resources / Reference and Research Help:
  • Visit the Engineering Library website for information, research guides, online resources and materials, and databases.
  • Reference and research help: use the AskUs button on the Engineering Library or UW Libraries website to contact us via email or chat online with a librarian.
  • Librarians and Libraries staff remain available to help students and faculty access online resources and support online learning and research.

Patent and Trademark Research Assistance / Patent and Trademark Research Center (PTRC):


Engineering Library / UW Libraries Collections - Circulation Changes:
  • No Contact Pick-Up Service is available - request items online and pick-up at the designated library on each campus. 
  • Returning items, Renewing Books Online, Fines:  See the UW Libraries COVID-19 Updates page.
  • Interlibrary Loan - Summit and Interlibrary Loan requests for physical materials, including Summit materials are available, in addition to articles and book chapters. 
  • Access to e-resources: UW Libraries provides a wide range of e-resources including temporary access to over 1 million additional electronic books and resources through our HathiTrust partnership. 

Faculty Guidance 2021 -  Guide to available resources to help prepare for remote/hybrid learning and research.

Student FAQ for 2021 - Answers to common questions about the Libraries to help students navigate remote learning, available resources, and potential changes to operations due to COVID-19.

Individual Study Space @ the Research Commons - Available to UW students, faculty, and staff by appointment only. (NOTE: This space will close at the end of the day on Friday, August 20.)

UW Libraries COVID-19 Updates - Information concerning UW Libraries' modified services, current status of Libraries re-opening and operations, and response to COVID-19, including remote access to online resources and services and guidance for users. UW Seattle Libraries spaces (except for the Research Commons) will remain closed during Summer Quarter.

Monday, March 29, 2021

Engineering Library Building CLOSED - Remote Resources and Services for SPRING QUARTER 2021

The Engineering Library building is CLOSED.  

While the Engineering Library building is closed, librarians and staff are working remotely.

Engineering Library Information Resources / Reference and Research Help:
  • Visit the Engineering Library website for information, research guides, online resources and materials, and databases.
  • Reference and research help: use the AskUs button on the Engineering Library or UW Libraries website to contact us via email or chat online with a librarian.
  • Librarians and Libraries staff remain available to help students and faculty access online resources and support online learning and research.

Patent and Trademark Research Assistance / Patent and Trademark Research Center (PTRC):


Engineering Library / UW Libraries Collections - Circulation Changes:
  • No Contact Pick-Up Service is available - request items online and pick-up at the designated library on each campus. 
  • Returning items, Renewing Books Online, Fines:  See the UW Libraries COVID-19 Updates page.
  • Interlibrary Loan continues to fill requests for articles and book chapters. Any requests that cannot be filled with electronic resources will be requested from other libraries - this includes scans, but not physical materials at this time.
  • Access to e-resources: UW Libraries provides a wide range of e-resources including temporary access to over 1 million additional electronic books and resources through our HathiTrust partnership. 

Faculty Guidance 2021 -  guide to available resources to help prepare for remote/hybrid learning and research 

Student FAQ for 2021 - answers to common questions about the Libraries to help students navigate remote learning, available resources, and potential changes to operations due to COVID-19

Individual Study Space @ the Research Commons - available to UW students, faculty, and staff by appointment only 

UW Libraries COVID-19 Updates - information concerning UW Libraries' modified services, current status of Libraries re-opening and operations, and response to COVID-19, including remote access to online resources and services and guidance for users: https://www.lib.washington.edu/coronavirus