Hesburgh Libraries


Technology and Spaces

Find a Study Space

Explore study spaces in Hesburgh Library

Book Study and Media Rooms

Book study rooms, a room in the Center for Digital Scholarship, the Sound Studio, or a Multimedia Recording Space.

Copy, Print, Scan

Printing, copying, and scanning services are available at Hesburgh Library.

Reserve a Meeting or Event Space

Select spaces in the Hesburgh Library are available for meetings and events sponsored by other campus departments and organizations.

Graduate Student Carrels

Secure study spaces in the Hesburgh Library tower are assigned to doctoral students in the College of Arts and Letters.

Lactation Room

A lactation room is available for faculty, staff, and students in Hesburgh Library room 500 (5th Floor, turn right from elevator). Contact Notre Dame HR to get card access.

Graduate Student Lounge

Study and lounge space for graduate students only. Accessible with keypad code.

The Writing Center

The Writing Center offers tutoring in Hesburgh Library.

Find, Borrow, Request

Borrow, Renew, and Request

Options for borrowing, renewing, and requesting materials through the Hesburgh Libraries.

Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery

Request articles, books, and more from the Hesburgh Libraries' collections or other libraries.

Course Reserves

Access content that course instructors make available for their students.

ND Catalog

Find books, journals, music, movies, etc. at the Hesburgh Libraries.

Microtext and Media

The Microtext and Media collection contains microfilm, microfiche, microcards, DVD, and VHS media types.

Alumni Library Access

Notre Dame alumni in good standing with the Alumni Association have select borrowing and access privileges at the Hesburgh Libraries.

Teaching and Consulting

Ask Us Desk

Here you can get answers to your questions from our support staff.

Library Research Consultations

Make an appointment to meet with a librarian for library research assistance.

Library Research Instruction

Request a library research instruction session for your class.

Thesis and Dissertation Camps

Offered during fall and spring break weeks and select Saturdays, these programs are designed to improve research and writing productivity.

Workshops and Professional Development

Sessions offered by the Libraries help you improve or gain skills to better your research and academic output.


Sessions offered by the Libraries help you improve or gain skills to better your research and academic output.

Request Forms

Missing Book Search Requests

Fill out this form when the catalog status of a book is "available" and the book is unable to be located on the shelves.

Recommend a Purchase

Make a recommendation for an item to be added to the Hesburgh Libraries' collections.

Problem Report Forms

General Problems

Report any issues or feedback of a general nature relating to library services.

Catalog Record Problems

Report issues related to problems you've seen in catalog records.

Interlibrary Loan Problems

Report a problem with Interlibrary Loan services or ask about requesting resources from another library.

Online Resource Problems

Report problems with online resources.

Reserves Problems

Report problems with course reserves.

Speciality Expertise and Consultation Areas

Copyright and Fair Use

The Hesburgh Libraries offer information and help in relation to copyright law and how it might impact your scholarship and teaching.

Research Data Services

Learn more about resources and tools for optimizing data management and regulatory compliance, and how to request help from the Research Data Services Team.

Data Use and Analysis

Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship staff can help with formulating an analysis, identifying appropriate data sets, and preparing and working with data.

Digital Humanities

Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship staff can provide support for working with digital texts, marking editions, and assessing/creating digital scholarship and projects.

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship staff can help with generating a map or analyzing spatial data.


A powerful typesetting system for producing articles, books, and slides, especially ones with many equations, symbols, and references.

Text Mining and Analysis

Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship staff can provide support for using and understanding the content of large corpora.

3D Modeling and Printing

Navari Family Center for Digital scholarship staff can provide support for designing 3D models and creating 3D prints.

Digitization and Metadata Services

Consult with staff on digitization, description, and preservation of digital collections to enable long-term discovery and sustainability of materials.

Media Corps

Notre Dame students, faculty, and staff who are creating multimedia work can get face-to-face support from the Media Corps coaches — a team of undergrads who can help you learn how to capture, edit, and produce digital media.

Preserving Private Collections

Find resources to learn more about preserving private collections.

Technology and Technology Lending

Technology and Miscellaneous Equipment Lending

Notre Dame students, faculty, and staff can borrow a variety of technological and other equipment from the Hesburgh Libraries.

Transcription Station

Use the Transcription Station to enhance your efficiency when typing transcripts of multimedia files.

Computer Workstation Availability

Check the availability of computer workstations in student labs around campus, including in Hesburgh Library.

Speciality Software

The Center for Digital Scholarship provides access to specialty software titles, such as ABBYY FineReader, Atlas.ti, Oxygen XML, StatTransfer, and Tabula.

Multimedia Spaces

Learn more about audio and video recording, screencasting, transcribing, captioning, and multimedia editing in the Libraries.

Research and Scholarship Tools

Citation Management

Learn more about options for citing sources and managing citations.


Resources to help write a data management plan for your research.


Notre Dame's institutional repository for scholarship, research data, and electronic theses and dissertations.

Digital Exhibits

Digital exhibits that include online browsable galleries and showcases enhanced with curated descriptive information.

Open Science Framework (OSF)

Free and open source research project management tool - including collaboration, workflow, and repository features - for researchers across the entire research lifecycle.


One registry to link your identity to your articles, data, grants, etc. Your ORCID record changes organizations when you do.


Citation management software designed to help you save, organize, and format bibliographic citations.

Remix Digital Resource Portal

Remix assembles a broad variety of tools in one place to help you find, mix, and create new digital media and visual material.

Miscellaneous Services


Lokmobiles are available to graduate students (priority) and seniors working on their theses.

Lost and Found

Contact the Security Monitors at (574)631-6350.

Services for Library Users with Disabilities

The Hesburgh Libraries are committed to providing accommodations for patrons with permanent or temporary disabilities. Please contact us for assistance.

USGS Map Printing-on-Demand

The US Geological Survey map printing service is provided as guaranteed by public law (Title 44 United States Code).

Visitor Information

Find information on hours, directions, and access to library resources and services for visitors to Hesburgh Library.

284 Hesburgh Library, Notre Dame, IN 46556

Circulation Desk Phone (574) 631-6679

Security Monitors Phone (574) 631-6350


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