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Services available free to state employees

State employees who need to borrow library material to support their work can submit a letter on official letterhead to Library Account Services to obtain a free borrower's card. See Borrowing Information for Visitors for more details. Questions about borrowing privileges can be directed to Library Account Services at (206) 543-1174. Library Account Services is located on the first floor of Suzzallo Library, and is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The office is closed on University holidays. Send, bring or fax the letter to:

Library Account Services
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA 98195-2900
Fax: (206) 685-6972

  • All libraries have some computers that may be used by state employees to access research databases. Databases listed as UW-restricted cannot be accessed remotely. These databases are indicated with a "lock" icon.
  • Publications and handouts available at service desks, describing the Libraries units, services and collections
  • Brief reference assistance
  • Regularly scheduled tours, contact the library directly for a current schedule.