UT Libraries

The libraries listed below are only a select few available to UT students, click on the link above to be taken to the site where all available libraries are listed. If you are interested in finding more information about a library listed below, click on the name to be redirected to it’s homepage.

STEM Related Libraries

A designated Patent and Trademark Resource Center, the Richard W. McKinney Engineering Library supports teaching and research in all fields of engineering.

The Life Science Library is housed in the historic space that served as the original library for the university until 1977. Its extensive collections support cutting-edge scholarship in the biosciences, with a focus on biology, medicine, nutrition and pharmacy.

Supporting the departments of Chemistry, Molecular Biosciences and Chemical Engineering, the Mallet Chemistry Library collection contains more than 100,000 volumes on chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering and food technology.

Supporting the curriculum of the School of Architecture, the Architecture and Planning Library collection covers subjects including architectural design, theory, history and criticism. The Library is also home to the Alexander Architectural Archive.

Humanities Related Libraries

The Perry-Castañeda Library (PCL) is The University of Texas at Austin's main research library. The six-level, open-stack flagship library has holdings in all subject fields, with a strong emphasis on the humanities, social sciences, business and education.

The Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection is one of the premier libraries in the world focused on Latin America and Latina/o Studies, excelling in the humanities and social sciences.

The Fine Arts Library supports research and instruction in the College of Fine Arts, as well as other liberal arts disciplines. Its collections include more than 500,000 books, scores, and pamphlets on art, art history, music, theatre and dance, as well as an expansive audio-visual collection.

Dedicated to preserving and making accessible the historical record of genocide and human rights violations, the HRDI aims to preserve the most fragile human rights struggles worldwide, promote the security and use of these archival materials, and advance human rights research and advocacy around the world.

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