The heart of any research university is its libraries. The University of Rochester’s libraries offer resources for inspiration, research, and collaboration.
Learn more about our library spaces, services, collections, and other resources offered, as well as hours of operation.
River Campus Libraries includes six libraries and an extensive collection of online databases and journals, as well as the University Archives and the Department of Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation.
Sibley Music Library has nearly 750,000 holdings in scores, books, and journals, as well as manuscripts, sheet music, and various archival collections, for performance and research.
The Medical Center Libraries support education, research, and clinical care at the University’s School of Medicine and Dentistry, School of Nursing, Eastman Institute for Oral Health, and hospitals. In addition to extensive contemporary digital collections, Miner Library features a robust Rare Books and Manuscripts collection in the fields of medicine, dentistry, and nursing.
The Charlotte Whitney Allen Library is open to the public and has resources for K–12 teachers.
iZone is a collaborative “problem-solving” space in Rush Rhees Library on the River Campus where students go to explore and imagine ideas that have social, cultural, community and economic impact.See how our libraries foster big ideas
Our libraries are combining digital tools and unique expertise to bring the past to life.