Architecture Library Rules and Resources





A new study-browse service has been launched on Monday, August 17 at the Architecture Library. You can read full information about the service here: and reserve a seat here:


A few details to note:

  1. The service allows faculty and grad students to reserve a designated seat in a library for a particular time slot.
  2. Users are allowed to browse the library stacks during their reserved time slot.
  3. Reservations must be made at least 12 hours in advance.
  4. The current hours for study-browse seats in the Architecture Library are 2pm-5pm Monday-Friday (hours will expand after fall semester begins).
  5. Masks must be worn at all times, and social distancing measures must be maintained. Only one person per aisle of the stacks at a time.



[Download information sheet].


  1. Please check in via the confirmation email you received or by scanning the QR code on your reserved seat. 
  2. If you are browsing materials, please return to your reserved seat with any selected materials. Please do not sit anywhere other than your assigned seat. 
  3. Follow social protocols at all times: maintain social distancing, wear a face covering, and wash hands frequently. Please observe floor markings and traffic flow directions. In the case of an emergency, please exit at the nearest location. 
  4. Public scanners, printers, and computers: are not available at this time. Please send requests for scanning to or use the “Request Digitization” button in the Library catalog. 
  5. Our information desk is only available to help direct you to find materials in the library. If you would like a remote research consultation, please email our Architecture Librarian Gabriella Karl-Johnson at 
  6. You may check out circulating materials at the circulation desk. Kindly note, our circulation staff are not able to answer research or navigation questions. 
  7. Please leave promptly at the end of your reserved time. 



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We will continue to offer contact-free book pickup through the remainder of the summer and throughout the fall semester. Initially we will only allow 5 users in the library at a time; this may increase in the fall semester.