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Welcome to KU Libraries! Learn more about what to expect in the libraries when you visit any of our 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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Featured at KU Libraries

Celebrate 10 years of the Open Textbook Library, 2012-2022

KU Libraries are a proud supporter of the Open Textbook Library

In 2015, KU joined the Open Education Network, an alliance of higher education institutions committed to improving access, affordability, and academic success through the use of open textbooks.
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Sitting in a Circle

KU Libraries are honored to showcase the creative stories and reflections generated by students and faculty as they engage with Braiding Sweetgrass, a book of Indigenous wisdom, scientific knowledge, and the teaching of plants.
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Social Justice Resources

The Social Justice Resources Guide provides information and resources on movements that matter.
Phog Allen tying his shoe, 1940s

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 David Shulenburger Office of Scholarly Communication & Copyright is now accepting nominations for the annual Shulenburger Award for Innovation
KU’s University Senate unanimously approved a resolution adopting principles of open access at the university. 

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