Collections & Archives
A depository for publications from the US government, Canada, the United Nations, the European Union and the State of Washington
Premier collection of maps in Washington state.
Largest academic audiovisual media collection in the NW
A large current international and domestic newspaper collection, with emphasis on Slavic, South and Southeast Asian papers and a selection of American and European papers
The Libraries' major resource of rare published and archival materials covering a broad range of topics, formats and periods. Strengths in Pacific NW history; architecture; book arts; 19th c. American literature; historical photography; historical children's literature. Also home to the University of Washington Archives.
Branch libraries focus collections and services for Art, Built Environments, Business, Drama, East Asia, Engineering, Health Sciences, Math, Music, and more.
The Libraries also provides these special online resources:
Rare and unique digital photographs, maps, newspapers, posters, reports and other media from the UW Libraries, Special Collections, UW Faculty and Departments, and other partnering organizations.
Products of researchers at the UW including data sets, monographs images, journal articles and technical reports.