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

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.

Details:Circulation Policies & Procedures

Online Holds

We can deliver many regular circulating items to various UNT campus locations for you. Find out who qualifies, delivery locations & timing, how to make requests, and limitations as some restrictions apply.

Course Reserves

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

Reserving a Group Study Room

Group study room are available in multiple library locations. Find out where the rooms are located, hours of availability, how to get keys, and get up to speed on use policies. See:

Details: Library Use Policy

Laptops for Checkout

The UNT Libraries have laptops available for currently enrolled UNT students. Special circulation rules, fines rates, and other guidelines apply. See:

Details: Policy for Borrowing Reserves & Laptops

Willis Library Locker Service

We offer semester-long checkouts of lockers to Graduate Students in Willis Library.

The Factory

The UNT Libraries’ makerspace, The Factory, 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.

Software Carpentry

Software Carpentry is an internationally active nonprofit organization whose mission is to teach professionals and students the ins and outs of programming so they can excel and become more efficient in their field.

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:

Funding Information Network

The Eagle Commons Library is a Funding Information Network (FIN) partner of the Foundation Center, the premier source for information on the nonprofit sector. The ECL provides access to nonprofit-related resources, including the three Foundation Center databases.


Individuals are welcome to request a personal tour of the Libraries during regular operating hours at any of the Libraries’ Service Desks.

Tutoring Services

We are partnering with the UNT Writing Center and [UNT Learning Center][] to provide as much help as possible for you when you come to Willis Library. No appointment needed!

Media Services

Media Reference Services

Film and Media reference services are available upon request.

Media Transfer Services

The Media Library offers a free, self-service video-to-DVD transfer station as well as paid digitization services and preservation consultations. Learn how you can transfer your old videos to digital formats.

Film & Gaming Equipment

The Media Library doesn’t just check out films and games. We also have a wide range of audio-visual equipment, gaming consoles, and peripherals available for checkout. See Also:

Media Gaming Stations

The Media Library has console and PC Gaming stations available for individuals and groups wishing to play games in the Media Library and for studying games.

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.

Binding & Repair

Our Preservation Unit can bind materials for other UNT departments if they are for university use. Personal items cannot be sent to our commercial binder, however, as time and workflow allow, we offer an in-house binding and repair service to the community.


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.

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.