Online Access and E-Resources Center

Welcome to the Online Access and e-Resources Center for Purdue Libraries and School of Information Studies! 

Hicks Library, WALC, Parrish Library, and the Veterinary Medicine Library, Aviation and Transportation Technology Library, Mathematical Sciences Library, and the HSSE (Humanities, Social Sciences and Education) Library are now open for study, wifi, and computer use.

Archives & Special Collections is open during afternoons this summer. 

In accordance with Protect Purdue guidelines, masks are required in all indoor spaces at all times, regardless of vaccination status. This includes all libraries. 

Food and drink are currently prohibited in library spaces. 

Need help?

Please note that not all services are available at all times.

  • Call our Information Desk: 765-494-6733
  • Get Live Help Online: LibChat
  • Email a Librarian:
  • Email an Archivist:
  • Text Us: Send a text message to (765) 303-0700 (message & data rates may apply)
  • Tweet Us – Send a tweet to @PurdueAskalib

The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) will continue remote operations until further notice. Contact the Office of Undergraduate Research: Students can set-up an appointment through BoilerConnect. E-mail:

Purdue University Press will continue remote operations until further notice. Contact Purdue University Press at

Visit our All Hours page for the most up-to-date in-person library hours.
Print materials are now available for circulation. Faculty, staff, and graduate students working and studying remotely may still order items for mail delivery via online search

Our ongoing focus remains on connecting faculty, staff, and students to electronic resources and assisting our patrons in an e-learning and telework environment at this time. Librarians are available for phone, email, or video chat consultations, and the hours for our virtual methods of assistance have been expanded.

Please refer to the University’s Protect Purdue site for the latest information on campus policy and protocol.