About the Library




Library access is currently limited to UVA Health badge holders.  To enter, please swipe your UVA Health ID at the card swipe to the right of the main entrance. 

All patrons can still get help from a librarian or data specialist by filling out the Ask Us form.  Patrons can also contact the Service Desk, Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm, by calling 434-924-5444.

If you have questions about the access restrictions, please contact Dan Wilson, Associate Director for Collections & Library Services at danwilson@virginia.edu.

Service Desk Schedule
Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.
Walk-in reference assistance is available, but please call us first at 434-924-5444.

Historical Collections & Services

By appointment only.  Please contact either Dan Cavanaugh (dmc7be@virginia.edu) or Emily Bowden (eab3w@virginia.edu).

Public Health Sciences @ the Library

Online only: Please contact contact Mark Smolkin via email to set up an appointment, or submit a request through the PHS consultation form.

Library Services FAQ

What is the best way to contact the library?

Please use the Ask Us form.  Librarians and subject specialists are available for remote or on-site consultations.  You can also call the Service Desk at 434-924-5444, Monday through Friday, from 8am to 5pm.

Can I reserve a study room in the 24 hours space?

All study rooms in the 24 hours space are available without reservations.

Can I reserve a 1st floor group study room?

Yes.  Please use our room reservation form.

Are the Presentation Studio and audio booth available?

The Presentation Studio and the audio booth are available 8am to 5pm, Monday through Friday.  These spaces can be reserved using the room reservation form.  

Are you lending headphones, adapters, and chargers?

We are not lending shared equipment of these types during the pandemic.

Are public printers available?

Printers, both color and black & white, are available in the lobby.  A Cavalier Advantage machine is also available.

Can I check out a book?

Yes.  Our stacks are open to patrons, 8am to 5pm, Monday through Friday.  You can also have the Service Desk retrieve and check out books for you.  To initiate a transaction, locate the book in Virgo and then email the citation to hsl-book-request@virginia.edu.  A member of our Service Desk team will make it available to you on a booktruck near the Service Desk.

Is there someone I can contact about library operations?

Please contact Dan Wilson, Assoc. Dir. for Collections & Library Services, at danwilson@virginia.edu.

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Charlottesville, VA 22908 (Directions)

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