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Harold B. Lee Library

The Harold B. Lee Library is the University's gateway to research materials. The library's website,, features a powerful and easy-to-use search tool for both electronic and print resources. Through this online hub, students and faculty have access to scholarly research materials including databases, journals, and e-books. The system also searches the library's physical collection of materials including over 8 million books, journals, photographs, and more. Librarians and staff provide research help in person or through online chat, text, e-mail, or telephone. Students are encouraged to use the library's ready-made Research Guides for specific subjects.

The library building is a beautiful, quiet, and comfortable environment for studying. Thousands of chairs and study tables spread out over 5 floors. The library provides group study rooms, collaborative work areas, a family-friendly study room, and specialty labs for multimedia work, scanning, and 3D printing. Wi-Fi is available throughout the building.

Students are also invited to use non-circulating items, including the rare and unique materials located in special collections, which are available for research.

During fall and winter semesters, the library is generally open from 7:00 a.m. to midnight Monday through Friday and from 8:00 a.m. to midnight on Saturday.

BYU students and faculty may also use the facilities of other college and university libraries in Utah, as well as select libraries in other states, thanks to cooperative agreements implemented through state and national library consortia.

Learn more about the library by visiting Keep up to date on library events and announcements by following the library on social media: and Instagram @byu_hbll.