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