Visiting the ASU Library


Please note:  During the spring 2022 semester, ASU Library locations are open to current ASU students, faculty and staff.  Non-ASU visitors are welcome to use our services by making an appointment with specific service areas.

Visiting the libraries in person

Non-ASU visitors are welcome by appointment only. 

Research, archives and reading rooms

The ASU Library is home to a variety of research spaces and collection centers – all require a reservation before visiting:

Archives and Distinctive Collections 
Please visit Ask an Archivist.

Data Science and Analytics
Please email

Government Information
Please visit the website.

Please visit the website to make a reservation.

Map and Geospatial Hub
Please visit the website

Wurzburger Reading Room
Please visit Ask an Archivist.

Borrowing materials and getting help

Non-ASU library patrons with an active Community Card may borrow books by requesting them online and making an appointment to pick them up.

Members of the community who would like to purchase a community card may do so by initiating the process via Ask a Librarian.

Getting all your library questions answered 

Visit Ask a Librarian to get help with general library information over chat, email, phone, FAQs or in person.

  • Email us your research question.
  • Call us: 480-965-3605
  • Text us: 480-525-9826
  • Request one-on-one appointment.

Safety measures

All library visitors are expected to follow all safety measures.

  • A face covering is required in all ASU buildings, including campus libraries.
  • Library spaces have been optimized for physical distancing.
  • If you are sick, please stay home.