This guide will show you some of the general resources the University Libraries have to help you with your studies and research. Other guides are available that are more subject specific. If you need help with any question, or with starting your research, please don't hesitate to contact us. We're always happy if you Ask A Librarian whether it's via chat, phone, email, or in person. No question is too large or too small! We're always glad to help.
Have a quick bite at the Maggie Murph Café on the 1st floor of Hunt
KIC Click scanners are on 1st and 4th floors of Hunt, also at Mellon and Sorrells. Scan, then save, email or print!
PNC ATM on the 1st floor of Hunt Library!
We don't have lockers, but we do have group study rooms you can reserve.
We don't have a public FAX machine (go to the University Center Information Desk for that), but we do have scanners on every floor for you to use.
PCs, black & white printers and scanners are in all libraries, color printers are on the 1st and 4th floor of Hunt Library.
Group study rooms are in the basement and have whiteboards! Staff at the Circulation Desk will give you dry erase markers and erasers when you give them your CMU ID card.
Your CMU ID card is your library card, and here's how to find your Pin
We have a Lost & Found at each Circulation Desk and there is also one at the University Center Information Desk.
Using snail mail? The Post Office can help.
The Information Desk University Center also provides a lot of services, such as selling stamps, individual envelopes, informational brochures, etc.
You can Ask A Librarian whenever you have a question.
New and returning students, faculty and staff
to the University Libraries!!
You can make an appointment with the Librarian for your department or school.
We're happy to help you with your research or projects!
The Career Collection is on the 2nd floor!! (by the water fountain). You can check out career books with your CMU ID card. FYI: You can search and browse by using the Advanced Search - just change the location to Career-2. You can add a keyword to make your search more specific, or just click on Search and browse all titles in the Career Collection. And yes, you can check them out with your CMU ID card!
The Video Collection is on the 2nd floor of Hunt Library!! View DVDs, etc. for your classes. These must be used onsite.
Don't confuse this with the Recreational DVD Collection, located on the 1st floor of Hunt Library- these can be checked out for 3 days! Request the recreational DVDs you want at the Circulation Desk.