Davis Family Library:
Armstrong Science Library:
Library Response to COVID-19

While the libraries remain closed, we are offering paging services and we have resumed ILL requesting.  More information can be found on the Library Response to COVID-19 page.  

Loan Periods

  Students and Staff Faculty Alumni and Guests
Print materials, CDs 28 days 6 months 28 days
DVDs 3 days (limit 3 items) 14 days in-library only
Equipment usually 1-3 days up to 14 days  non-circulating


All equipment at the Library (LCD projectors, camcorders, microphones, etc.) can be booked in advance by students, faculty, and staff. To book equipment online, fill out the Equipment Booking form.

For a list of available equipment, please see MIDCAT.

Lockers and Carrels

Lockers are available to all students, faculty, and staff. The keys can be checked out for a semester at a time.

Carrels are available to students in a 500, 600, or 700 level class. The keys can be checked out for a semester at a time.

See Library lockers and study carrel guidelines.

Renewing Items

Most material borrowed from the library can be renewed, often multiple times. To renew an item, login to your My MIDCAT account.


Material can be returned to the Circulation Desk in the Davis Family Library or Armstrong Library. If the library is closed, materials can be returned in a drop box:

  • Davis Family Library vestibule, just to the left as you enter the front doors
  • Davis Family Library, on the back wall facing Storrs Avenue, next to the garage door
  • Armstrong Library, next to the front doors

See also Lost or Damaged Library Materials.

Additional Resources

Library Borrowing Policy
Borrowing Forms
Interlibrary Loan
Film Screening