Online Services

The University of Miami Libraries provides online access to library information, news, resources, and services:

Library Website: Use this page to obtain up-to-date information including library hours and news.

Library Content: Access the library catalog, databases, e-journals, e-books, streaming audio & video resources, digital collections, and more from the library website.

HathiTrust: Faculty, staff, and students have access to thousands of digitized texts from Google, the Internet Archive, Microsoft, and from the holdings of UM Libraries. Login to HathiTrust to access the largest number of volumes and the most features.

Research Assistance: Use this page to ask research questions via email, chat, or contact a librarian.

Research Guides: Research Guides point you to materials and resources appropriate for particular disciplines, courses, and special topics. These guides are curated by UM librarians and experts-in-training, including Library Research Scholars and Peer Research Consultants. If you would like to request a guide for a course or topic, please contact your subject librarian.

Teaching Support: Contact your subject librarian, medical librarian, or data services librarian for online teaching support, consultations, and instructional sessions.

Data Services: Consult remotely with Data Services librarians and specialists on GIS, data visualization, data management, statistics, qualitative methods projects and more.

Creativity Tools and Technologies: Contact the Creative Studio for virtual support using creativity tools and technologies, such as Adobe Creative Cloud. Send an email to:

Course Reserves: Use this page to submit or access course reserve materials. Instructors with questions about providing access to a resource, including adding content to Blackboard, should contact their subject librarian for guidance.

Interlibrary Loans: Use this page to request online delivery of individual book chapters and journal articles material not available from UML.

Return of Library Books: Please use the silver book slot in the east wall of the Richter Library Breezeway to return materials from any University of Miami library.

Learning Commons

Camner Center for Academic Resources: Online tutoring support for select courses can be booked through Navigate, which will send a Zoom Meeting invitation link to enter the session remotely. For specific questions, contact

Math Lab: Remote assistance with undergraduate Math courses is available according to the Math Lab’s regular semester schedule via Zoom. Visit the Math Lab website for a list of hours and tutor/course availability.

Modern Languages Lab: Remote support for students in language courses is available according to the Modern Languages Lab’s regular semester schedule via Zoom. See the Learning Commons Hours page for more details.

Student Technology Help Desk: Remote technical support for many computing devices is available for all students online and by phone. Visit the STHD website for more details.

Technology Assistance Program: Get remote help with Microsoft Office productivity software by contacting TAP via this form. Register for a remote Excel, Word, or PowerPoint workshop at the Learning Commons Workshops page.

Toppel Career Center Advising: Receive immediate career advising by joining virtual drop-in sessions or make a scheduled virtual appointment at via the Toppel Career Center’s remote access website.

Writing Center: Synchronous online writing consultations for any kind of assignment or project are available through the end of the semester. Schedule your session today at the Writing Center website.

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