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University Libraries

The UVM Libraries are comprised of four physical entities: the Bailey/Howe Library, the Dana Medical Library (in the Health Sciences Education Center), the Cook Chemistry/ Physics Library (in Cook Building), and the Library Research Annex (on East Avenue, housing University archives and manuscripts, Congressional and public policy papers, and lesser used or fragile materials.

Bailey/Howe provides service, print, and electronic resources relating to the humanities, social sciences, andmany of the sciences. As the largest research library in Vermont, Bailey/Howe is home to a Special Collections Department that contains a comprehensive collection of Vermont materials, rare books, literary and historical materials, and important pubic policy papers. It is a depository for U.S. and Canadian government publications, and provides a ful service Patent and Trademark Depository Library. The library also houses extensive map and media collections.

The University Libraries' website at serves as a gateway to services and collections, which are increasingly available in electronic form. UVM affiliates can access library resources from remote locations. The Libraries' Center for Digital Initiatives makes the University's signature collections available to users in digital form at

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