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KU Libraries are ready to welcome you safely into our spaces for the fall semester. Learn more about what to expect in the libraries.


Welcome to KU Libraries! Visit us at any of our library locations across campus:

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Research & Teaching Support

Schedule instruction for your courses, consult with a librarian on your research, and get support for publishing and sharing your work.

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What to Expect

Learn more about this semester's services and resources at KU Libraries locations.
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Rightfully Yours

Is an exhibition of KU student and faculty scholarship addressing Constitutional amendments and federal laws affecting the right to vote.
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Social Justice Resources

The Social Justice Resources Guide provides information and resources on movements that matter.
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Phog Allen Papers

Forrest "Phog" Claire Allen coached basketball at KU from 1919 until his retirement in 1956. During those 37 years, much happened in the world of basketball and at the university.

Latest News

The University of Kansas Libraries announce that Assistant Librarian Letha Johnson has been selected to serve as University Archivist, responsible for curating all items that help preserve the history of KU.
During International Open Access Week, October 25-29, KU Libraries granted the 2021 David Shulenburger Award for Innovation & Advocacy in Scholarly Communication to two recipients — the University of Kansas School of Social Welfare and KU instructor Dr. Meggie Mapes.

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