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

Friday, February 5, 2021

Engineering Library Building CLOSED - Remote Resources and Services for Winter Quarter 2021

The Engineering Library building is CLOSED. All UW Libraries - Seattle, Bothell, and Tacoma - are closed until further notice. Libraries buildings are currently closed to the public during Phase 2.

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 2020/2021 -  information for faculty and highlights of available resources

Student FAQ for 2020/2021 - answers to common questions about the Libraries to help students navigate remote learning, available resources, and potential changes to operations due to COVID-19. 

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

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Remote Resources and Services for Autumn Quarter 2020 - Engineering Library Building CLOSED

The Engineering Library building is CLOSED. All UW Libraries - Seattle, Bothell, and Tacoma - are closed until further notice. Libraries buildings will remain closed to the public during Phase 2.

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 for Fall Quarter -  information for faculty and highlights of available resources for Autumn Quarter

UW Libraries Student FAQ for Fall 2020 - answers to common questions about the Libraries to help students prepare for Autumn Quarter

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


Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Engineering Library Building CLOSED - Remote Resources and Services for Summer 2020

The Engineering Library building is CLOSED. All UW Libraries - Seattle, Bothell, and Tacoma - are closed until further notice.

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 onsite access to materials in the physical collection until further notice.
  • Physical collections are not available to scan or pick up at this time, including the following: Request an UW item for pick up, Summit, UW Article Scanning Services, Course Instruction Scanning, Physical Course Reserves, Home Delivery, and Department Delivery.
  • 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. Requests may take longer than normal. Some requests may be cancelled if another library is unable to fulfill the request.
  • Returning Items, Renewing Books Online, Fines:  See the COVID-19 Updates page.

Faculty Guidance for Fall Quarter -  information for faculty and highlights of available resources to help prepare for Autumn quarter

UW Libraries Student FAQ for Fall 2020 - answers to common questions about the Libraries to help students prepare for Autumn quarter

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

UW Libraries Remote Resources and Services - remote resources, e-resources, help, and services for online learning, teaching, and research:  https://www.lib.washington.edu/coronavirus/remote


Friday, March 13, 2020

ENGINEERING LIBRARY CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE - Remote Resources and Services for Spring 2020

The Engineering Library is CLOSED. All tri-campus UW Libraries are closed until further notice, pending University guidance.

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:  Visit our Patent and Trademark Information page with links to U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) information and our Patent and Trademark Information/Search Guides.  Contact us via email at englib@uw.edu or use a question form to receive a response via email.

Engineering Library / UW Libraries Collections - Circulation Changes:
  • No onsite access to materials in the physical collection until further notice.
  • The following services are unavailable until further notice: Request a UW item for Pick-up, Request for Summit materials, UW Article Scanning Services, Course Instruction Scanning, Physical Course Reserves, Home Delivery, and Department Delivery.
  • 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. Requests may take longer than normal. Some requests may be cancelled if another library is unable to fulfill the request.
  • Returning items: all book returns are currently closed. Please keep all items until we reopen. If you are unable to keep items, please email suzzcirc@uw.edu
  • Due dates will be extended when possible.
  • Renew books online:see Libraries Remote Resources and Service for instructions on how to renew online.
  • Overdue fines accrued between March 6, 2020 and the day the Libraries re-open will be cancelled.
  • Please visit the UW Libraries COVID-19 website for more information about changes in circulation services and policies.

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

UW Libraries Remote Resources and Services - remote resources and services for online learning, teaching, and research:  https://www.lib.washington.edu/coronavirus/remote

Faculty & Student Remote Service FAQs - quick answers to common Libraries questions relating to spring quarter changes and remote learning:  https://www.lib.washington.edu/coronavirus/faculty-student-remote-service-faqs







Friday, March 6, 2020

MODIFIED HOURS, March 7 - 15, 2020

ENGINEERING LIBRARY HOURS, MARCH 7 - 15, 2020

Saturday, March 7 and Sunday, March 8


Saturday   10:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday      1:00pm - 10:00pm

Reference and Research Help/Patent and Trademark Research Assistance Desk CLOSED both Saturday and Sunday.



Modified Hours 
Monday, March 9 - Sunday, March 15

UW Libraries COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) Updates and Resources: https://www.lib.washington.edu/coronavirus/coronavirus

Monday - Friday                    9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday and Sunday           CLOSED

Reference and Research Help/Patent and Trademark Research Assistance:
Monday - Friday                   10:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday and Sunday           CLOSED



Tuesday, February 11, 2020

PRESIDENTS' DAY HOLIDAY HOURS, Monday, February 17: 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Monday, February 17 is the Presidents' Day Holiday.

The Engineering Library will be open 1:00pm - 5:00pm. 

Engineering Reference & Research Help/Patent and Trademark Research Assistance will also be available.

Check holiday hours at other UW Libraries:
http://www.lib.washington.edu/about/hours

Friday, January 17, 2020

MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY HOLIDAY HOURS, Monday, January 20: 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Monday, January 20 is the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Holiday.  The Engineering Library will be open 1:00pm-5:00pm.  Reference and research help will also be available 1:00pm-5:00pm.

Check hours at other UW Libraries:  http://www.lib.washington.edu/about/hours

Monday, January 6, 2020

WINTER QUARTER HOURS BEGIN - MONDAY, JANUARY 6

Welcome back and Happy New Year! Monday, January 6 is the first day of Winter Quarter.

ENGINEERING LIBRARY - WINTER QUARTER HOURS:
(January 6 - March 20, 2020)

Monday - Thursday    8:00am - 10:00pm
Friday                            8:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday                       10:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday                          1:00pm - 10:00pm

Reference & Research Help/Patent & Trademark Research Assistance:
Monday - Thursday   10:00am - 6:00pm
Friday                           10:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday                       CLOSED
Sunday                         1:00pm - 5:00pm

Holiday and Special Hours:
 
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Mon, Jan 20   1:00pm - 5:00pm

Presidents' Day
Mon, Feb 17   1:00pm - 5:00pm

Extended Finals Hours
Fri, Mar 13      8:00am - 9:00pm
Sat, Mar 14     10:00am - 9:00pm

Last Day of the Quarter
Fri, Mar 20     8:00am - 5:00pm

Hours for all the UW Libraries:  http://www.lib.washington.edu/about/hours