Libraries Services

We provide library services to all University of Hartford students, faculty, staff, and visitors.

Services Offered

Borrowing and Renewing

Policies and loan periods for borrowing library materials.

Course Reserves

Instructions for faculty to submit materials to be placed on course reserve in the libraries, and for students on how to use these materials.

Dissertation and Thesis Submission

Information for graduate and doctoral students on submitting copies of their dissertations/theses to the Harrison Libraries.


Request materials to be held for you at the Mortensen or Allen Library circulation desk.

Interlibrary Loan

Request materials from other libraries, including books, dissertations, scores, recordings, or copies of book chapters and periodical articles. Available to current university faculty, staff, and students.

Library Instruction

Set up a class visit from a librarian, learn about our tools for online research help, or contact a librarian for one-on-one research assistance. 


Get quick tips to start your research, or contact a librarian for more help.


Learn about our technology available for use in the library and for checkout.

Other Services in the Harrison Libraries building

See our floor plans to locate these services.

Faculty Center for Learning and Development (FCLD)

The Faculty Center for Learning and Development (FCLD) was established to assist faculty with the incorporation of technology and new teaching methods into their established curriculum. Located in the Harrison Libraries Main Level.

Center for Teaching Excellence and Innovation (CTEI)

The Center for Teaching Excellence and Innovation promotes a culture of effective pedagogy and scholarship that supports faculty through activities such as mentoring, providing resources and programs, and sharing best practices. Located in the Harrison Libraries Lower Level.

Tutoring Rooms

The Center for Student Success offers one-on-one and group tutoring services. Assistance is free of charge and professional or peer tutors are available to help with course-specific content, writing issues, or even generating research and ideas. Make an appointment through CSS, then meet your tutor in the rooms on the lower level of the Harrison Libraries.

Van Rooy Center for Complexity and Conflict Analysis

The van Rooy Center for Complexity and Conflict Analysis invites students of the University of Hartford to join in the study of complexity. With speakers, seminars and the opportunity for collaborative research, you will better understand the world and discover fundamental rules that we as human beings need to know and apply. The science of complexity has the potential to contribute to the avoidance of conflict, to the prevention of disasters, to political stability, to improved nutrition, and to the protection of the environment. Located in the Harrison Libraries Upper Level.

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