Graduate Students

Library Services

Borrowing / Renewing Materials
Your Husky One Card is your library card and is required to check out materials. Graduate students can have 300 items checked out at one time, and have a 180 day loan period renewable five times unless requested by another borrower (videos loan for 14 days).
View & renew items checked out from the UConn Libraries by logging in to your UConn Libraries Account
View & renew Interlibrary Loan items by logging in to MyILLiad
Thesis & Dissertation Binding
You are required to submit one unbound print copy of your thesis/dissertation to the Library and upload an electronic copy to the Institutional Repository. You do not pay for binding the Library copy. The Library will bind additional personal copies for a charge. Instructions/forms for submitting the required copies are available on the Graduate School site Information/form for binding personal copies is available
Remote / Off Campus Access
Your NetID provides access to UConn’s licensed resources when you are off-campus. When a resource requires authentication, you will be asked to log in with your NetID. For help with your NetID, visit
For more information, or to learn how to proxy your links to share with other UConn users off-campus, go to
Document Delivery / Interlibrary Loan
Request items – articles, books, books chapters, DVDs, etc. – that UConn Libraries do not own using the free Interlibrary Loan service. Information on how to request items can be found at
Use Scan on Demand to request electronic delivery of chapters and articles from print resources owned by the UConn Libraries.
Services for Students with Disabilities
Services and information for persons with disabilities for Storrs campus (including parking, building access, equipment, home delivery, and scanning services).
For other UConn locations, please consult the appropriate Library.
Printing / Copying / Scanning
Use your Husky One Card to print and copy. Black & white and color printers are available in the libraries and across campus. Printer locations
Print from your laptop by installing HuskyPrint for Windows or Mac OS X.
Black & white and color scanning is a free service available at all campus libraries. Use our BookScan machines or photocopiers to scan and email documents.


Research / Teaching / Learning Support

Subject Specialists and Archivists
Subject Specialist Librarians and Archivists are available for research consultations; to provide instruction and support in the use of library resources; and as the first point of contact for all library-related inquiries.
Research Data Services
Effectively managing your research data can increase the pace of the research process, contribute to the soundness of your results, and help meet funding requirements and make research easy to share.
This online citation manager helps you organize references and automatically generates bibliographies in hundreds of citation styles.
Open Educational Resources (OER)
Incorporating OER into coursework increases student learning by providing immediate access to high-quality customizable learning materials at no- or low-cost to students.
Course Reserves
Place personal or library materials on reserve for classes you are teaching.
Scholarly Communication – Author Tool Box
Information on copyright management, author rights, institutional repositories, and licensing.
Teaching & Learning Services
Includes tips for incorporating information literacy in assignments and ideas for alternative assignments to build students’ research skills
Scholars’ Collaborative
Located on Level 4, Babbidge Library, the Scholars’ Collaborative provides expertise and project management assistance for development of innovative digital scholarship projects.
Lecture Spaces
The Babbidge Library offers public lecture spaces to supplement your regular classroom space.



Study & Collaboration Spaces

Graduate Commons
Located on Level 3 at the Babbidge Library, the Commons is accessible only to graduate students using their One Card. This room provides a dedicated study and collaboration space and features tables and chairs for group and individual work, a whiteboard, and computer workstations.

Graduate Commons, Level 3
Graduate Commons, Level 3
Research Carrels
Graduate students working on research projects requiring extensive use of library materials are eligible to apply for a research carrel in the Babbidge Library. For eligibility requirements and further information, see
Study Spaces
Each campus library has a variety of spaces to study – quiet to collaborative, individual and group.
Babbidge Library Study Spaces provides an overview of study spaces in the library


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