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Empowering bold thinkers to change the world

The heart of any research university is its libraries. The University of Rochester’s libraries offer resources for inspiration, research, and collaboration.

Explore our libraries

Learn more about our library spaces, services, collections, and other resources offered, as well as hours of operation.

close-up of a sheet of music from the Sibley Library collection of scores.

Eastman School of Music

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.

Outside view of Edward G. Miner Library

Medical Center Libraries

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.

Memorial Art Gallery building exterior.

Memorial Art Gallery

The Charlotte Whitney Allen Library is open to the public and has resources for K–12 teachers.

Bring your big ideas to our spaces

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
students sitting at brightly lit iZone tables.

Beyond preservation: Past meets future

Our libraries are combining digital tools and unique expertise to bring the past to life.

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