Recent Updates

Following revised University operations, the Libraries will extend winter break hours through January 29 at all Danforth Campus locations. Please see the Library Hours page and New Libraries Hours for January 2022 article for information.

Duo EZproxy authentication was added for Libraries e-resources. See the Duo Authentication for Libraries Resources article for more details.

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Departmental and School Libraries

Departmental and School LibrariesPhone Numbers
Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library(314) 935-5268
Kopolow Business Library(314) 935-6334
East Asian Library(314) 935-5525
Law Library(314) 935-6450
Becker Medical Library(314) 362-7080
Gaylord Music Library(314) 935-5563
Brown School Library(314) 935-6633
Special Collections & Archives(314) 935-5495
West Campus Library(314) 935-5420