Welcome to the University of Tennessee Libraries
The University of Tennessee Library System provides a wide array of services for graduate students. Support for teaching, learning, and research ranges from media production and digitization to course reserves, assignment-based library instruction, and specialized workshops. The Libraries offer a diverse collection of books, journals, databases, electronic resources, and other specialized research materials in many formats. Graduate students may have UT Library books and photocopies delivered to a campus office through Library Express or request items from other libraries through interlibrary loan. Reference librarians answer your questions promptly through the AskUs.Now! service and subject specialist librarians offer one-on-one research consultation. Bookmark the library website because it is your gateway to all library resources and services. Please read further so you are prepared to take full advantage of all the University Libraries has to offer.
WHERE YOU NEED TO GO
- John C. Hodges Library
1015 Volunteer Blvd.
The Hodges Library is the central library for the campus. It houses 1.8 million volumes and includes collections in all subject areas and in many different formats. The ground, first, and second floors contain public service areas and a 150-seat auditorium. Collection shelving, study areas, and administrative offices occupy the third through sixth floors. The building features faculty studies, graduate student carrels, and study space for several thousand students.
- Map Library
1015 Volunteer Blvd
The Map Library has cartographic materials such as sheet maps, atlases, and digital data. You can also borrow GPS units.
- Special Collections Library
1401 Cumberland Ave, West Wing, James D. Hoskins Library
Special Collections preserves the Libraries - one of a kind collections, including rare books, manuscripts, historical ephemera, and materials in the University Archives.
- Webster Pendergrass Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine Library
A-113 Veterinary Teaching Hospital
The AgVetMed collection covers broad subject areas in natural resources, agriculture, food technology, and veterinary, comparative, and human medicine. The Library supports programs in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, the College of Veterinary Medicine, and the Institute of Agriculture.
- George F. Devine Music Library
301 Music Building
The Devine Library collection includes books, scores, audio and video recordings, journals, and microfilm that focus on music and music literature.
- Social Work Library
Suite 292, 193-E Polk Ave., Nashville
The Social Work Library serves master's degree students in the College of Social Work (Nashville) and those doing field service across the state.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
The UT Library System has a web page specifically designed for graduate student orientation. You may link to Library Services for Graduate Students or select the specific area that you would like to explore.
Inside the Libraries
Check here for general information about the Libraries, including hours and contact information.
Access and Delivery Services
Find details on circulation policies and procedures, graduate carrels, course reserves, document delivery, and interlibrary loan.
Read about the wide variety of print and electronic resources available to you as a graduate student.
Technology Resources and Media Services
Explore the Libraries technology resources including laptops, computing and multimedia production labs, digitizing services, and more.
Reference and Instructional Services
Find out how on-campus and distance education students can get help with research and instructional needs. Contact information for the subject librarian who works with your department is provided. Business cards are available at the Reference desk in the Hodges Library. Know your subject librarian.