Welcome undergrads! The Libraries is here to support you with your research and writing.
Be sure to check out:
Start Your Research Here
Find books, journals, newspapers, and more.
- Academic search complete UW Restricted
Find articles in scholarly journals and popular magazines.
- Access World News UW Restricted
Find newspaper articles published from the 1980s until today.
- Use your research guide
Librarian recommended research resources & tips for your research topic.
Borrowing and access privileges and services.
- How to cite your sources
Citation guides, citation management (Refworks) and more.
- Odegaard Writing & Research Center
Make an appointment to get help with your writing & research.
- Library Research Award for Undergraduates
Win money for your research paper or project.
- Get help now (Ask Us!)
Chat with a librarian 24/7, email, phone or text message
- Ask your subject librarian
Contact your librarian to get personal research help.
Commonly asked questions about using the library.
- Request a Research Consultation
Request an appointment with a librarian.
- Computer Vet
Help to fix common software problems on your computer.
- Odegaard Undergraduate Library (OUGL)
OUGL houses the largest computer lab on campus, course reserves and is open 24/5 (noon Sunday to 8 pm Friday) with shorter hours on Saturday.
- Suzzallo and Allen Libraries study spaces
Photos and descriptions of study spaces in Suzzallo and Allen Libraries.
- Research Commons
Collaboration space in Allen Library with reservable group study rooms.
- Reserve a Group Study Room
Reservable spaces and equipment in UW Libraries.
Find available study space on the Seattle and Tacoma campuses