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Currently all ULS libraries are closed, but if you have questions, please contact Ask Us or check our Library Collections & Services: Updates for Summer 2020 page for ways we can still help!



Preservation services:

  • In-house book repair program
  • Custom preservation projects
  • Disaster planning and preparedness Staff education
  • Public exhibitions and educational outreach efforts

Although our services are not available to the public, we believe strongly in educational outreach. Contact us with any questions

The Preservation Department:

  • supports the mission of the University Library System by preserving library and archival materials and keeping them accessible to the public
  • Focuses on maintaining the library and archival collections of the main Oakland campus, except the Law and the Health Sciences Libraries


We are located off-campus at the Library Resource Facility


CONSOL Energy Mine Map Preservation Project

Caring for Your Collections: Not sure where to start? These helpful articles from the Library of Congress can set you on the right path

 Preservation Blogosphere: The PCAN website has an excellent list of Preservation-related websites and blogs