Get to the details you need about lending, technology, study space options, working with reserves, and the dozens of other services we provide you.

During the current semester services related to physical materials are active, but may continue to experience disruptions or delays. Please see the Continuity of Library Services Guide for service updates. If you have questions about borrowing materials, please contact Ask Us.

Borrowing and Delivery

Check Out Materials

This is a starting point for info on lending privileges, locations, borrowing reserve items, and borrowing items from other libraries. limited services currently available

Details:Circulation Policies & Procedures

Course Reserves - Online Only

Required or recommended readings, music, media and other items for courses can be found at either a reserve desk or online. This page provides links to policies, online systems, and can help you find the right desk.

​Need something for your class? [Search Course Reserves][].

Courtesy Cards

Not associated with UNT or currently unenrolled? Want to borrow materials from us? You might need a courtesy card.

Details: ID Card Policy

Spaces, Technology, and Computing

Technology & Computing Overview

The libraries provide a number of different technology & computing related resources. This page describes general information about them and other related topics.

Printing, Scanning, Photocopies

There are printers, scanners, and copiers located throughout the Libraries. This page gives you information about their locations, and other basic information.

Details: Printing & Photocopy Policies

Check Out Laptops

The UNT Libraries The UNT Libraries provides laptop checkouts to currently enrolled UNT students. Special policies, fines rates, and other guidelines apply. See:

Details: Policy for Borrowing Reserves & Laptops

The Spark

The UNT Libraries’ makerspace, The Spark, promotes the cooperative and creative use of technology. We provide the UNT community with access to equipment, software, and training that promotes innovative, cross-disciplinary learning.

Scholarly and Professional

Copyright Advisory Services

UNT Libraries copyright specialists assist faculty, students, staff and community members in understanding copyright law (including fair use), plagiarism, and publisher agreements and other contracts for transfer or licensing of material protected by copyright. Our services include individual consultations, small-group workshops, and presentations on a variety of subjects.

UNT Libraries Scholarly Publishing Services

The UNT Libraries Scholarly Publishing Services offer:

Digital Scholarship

The Digital Scholarship Workgroup, among many other resources in the UNT Libraries, provides members of the UNT community with tools, training, and research support for their digital endeavors. See also:

Scholarly Communication Outreach

The Scholarly Communication Office offers workshops, class visits, sponsored events, and online resources related to scholarly writing, academic publishing, copyright & author rights, managing research data, open access & open education resources, and other topics related to the scholarly communication system. Contact us to set up a consultation or visit.

Research and Instruction

Library Instruction

The skills and concepts taught in these classes provide students with a better comprehension of library research and improve their skills using the Libraries.

Special Collections: Research

We house a growing collection of unique primary source research materials in the Special Collections. Learn about visiting, locating materials, handling items, and our Research Fellowship Program. See Also:

Media Services

Media Reference Services

Film and Media reference services are available upon request.

Other Services

Services for Persons with Disabilities

This page describes services and other information applicable to users with disabilities. It notes contacts, policies and procedures, as well as short descriptions of adaptive equipment.

Texas Digital Newspaper Program

The Texas Digital Newspaper Program (TDNP) partners with Texas communities, publishers, and institutions to promote standards-based digitization of newspapers and to make newspapers freely accessible via The Portal to Texas History.


From a Babylonian clay tablet created in 2,000 B.C. to a blog post you made 10 minutes ago, the UNT Libraries are committed to the preservation of information of all formats.