The UNH Library supports the educational and research activities of the students, faculty, and staff of the University of New Hampshire as a research-level library. Experienced research assistance along with group and individual instruction support students learning how to efficiently research and critically evaluate information on the way to becoming effective lifelong learners.
The Library provides access to an extensive collection of electronic resources (e-books, digital collections, an institutional repository, indexes in many subject areas, statistical data sets, and databases supplying full-text periodical and newspaper articles) 24/7 at library.unh.edu. The Library also has approximately 2.7 million print and electronic items and more than 104,000 print and electronic serial subscriptions and is active in digitizing, preserving, and making accessible materials in its collections.
Dimond Library houses collections in the social sciences, humanities, business, health and human services, education, earth sciences and is the regional depository for federal government publications (including maps). Dimond Library is also home to the Connors Writing Center, the Academic Technology Support Center, the Parker Media Lab, and Zeke's Cafe. The UNH Museum and Special Collections and Archives house rare books, manuscripts, and University publications and papers. In addition to the main Dimond Library, there are three branch libraries for physical sciences and engineering that offer customized services for the UNH scientific and engineering communities.
The library's holdings are supplemented by access to the collections of the Boston Library Consortium members as well as libraries across the country through interlibrary loan. The UNH Library shares resources with the campus library at the University of New Hampshire at Manchester and collaborates with the UNH School of Law library.
All library locations offer wireless Internet access, computer workstations, individual study areas, and collaborative group work spaces. Dimond Library offers seating for more than 1,200 in a variety of settings.
For additional information about UNH Library resources, services, and people, please visit library.unh.edu.