See our Library Services Updates page for information about changes to Rasmuson Library Services.

UAF students, staff, and faculty can now enter the library to pick out or to return their own materials, accessing the library by PolarExpress card.

Public library patrons can again place holds on our materials through the public library's catalog. Items can be picked up at the Noel Wien Library or the North Pole Branch.

University patrons who are reluctant to enter the library can still check materials out by appointment. Set an appointment to pick up items.

Visit the UA coronavirus information website to learn how the University of Alaska is responding to the novel coronavirus/COVID-19 situation and find links to communications, policy guidance and resources.

 

Elmer E. Rasmuson Library 50 Objects Project

The Elmer E. Rasmuson Library is celebrating its 50th anniversary this spring, and would like your help in choosing its most precious and unique items for a special exhibit.

The library plans to highlight 50 Objects – books, artworks, maps, historical photographs, recordings, projects, etc. – that are exceptional and that demonstrate the outstanding resources of the Rasmuson Library. Please help us by nominating your favorite objects today!

Please use this form to make nominations: https://forms.gle/tN9J9UNwu6LJ5o8s6

What items from the library have you observed or utilized that you believe are extraordinary? What projects or resources associated with the Rasmuson Library would you like to champion and make others aware of? What objects tell the story of the library?

Any member of the community who has visited the Rasmuson Library over the past 50 years may send in responses through March 15, 2020. A selection committee will choose the top 50 highlights from among all nominations. The selected objects will be revealed May 3, 2020, during the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the library’s dedication.

Thanks in advance for your great ideas! For more information, contact library staff member Angela Schmidt at ajschmidt@alaska.edu.

Afternoon sunshine reflects off the south wall of the Rasmuson Library on a cold January day.

This page was last modified on February 10, 2020