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. subscription ends June 3 - subscription extended!

Rasmuson Library's subscription to, the online training videos service, will end on June 3rd, 2017.’s subscription price has been increased substantially, and under their new business model the resource would only be available to a small number of UAF users, whose access would have to be added or removed every year. During this time of on-going budget and staff reductions, the library cannot sustain this subscription.

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This page was last modified on March 22, 2017