The University of Miami Libraries provide faculty with the highest quality access to collections, information services, learning support, and digital expertise in support of the University’s mission to transform lives. The Libraries welcome and incorporate advances and innovations in information technology and scholarly communication to ensure that faculty members can locate and use global information resources in all formats.


Discover materials from all University of Miami Libraries.

  • uSearch (sign in with your CaneID for full access)

Access & Borrowing

Request books through uSearch and pick them up at your library of choice.

Online News

Access live web editions of select newspapers, as well as an extensive collection of current and historical newspapers.

Digital Scholarship

Disciplinary Research and Teaching Support

Streaming video

Choose a film from one of our streaming databases:

To stream a film through Zoom, when clicking on “Share Screen,” look in the lower left corner of the popup window that shows all the programs you have open. Check the box that says “Optimize Screen Sharing for Video Clips.”

Interdisciplinary Research Support

In a collaboration with the Office of Research, librarians provide support for interdisciplinary research U-LINK research teams.

Faculty Spaces

Creative Studio

Course Reserves

Course reserves are readings or materials you select to be made available for your students, in either print or online format.

Distinctive Collections

The Libraries house rare and unique primary sources, available for research and teaching. The Cuban Heritage Collection, Special Collections, and University Archives are open for visits by appointment to UM faculty, staff and students.


Faculty, staff, and students have access to thousands of digitized texts from Google, the Internet Archive, Microsoft, and from the holdings of UM Libraries. Log in for full access.

Apply for a CREATE grant

Propose an innovative use of UM Libraries’ or Lowe Art Museum’s permanent collections.

Events & Networking Opportunities

Questions or Suggestions

Please contact Kelly Miller, Associate Dean for Learning and Research Services,

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