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Library Services: COVID-19

The Consortium Library is actively monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and adjusting services as necessary. This guide contains relevant information related to the library's current operations and will be updated as we receive new information.

Access to Library Services and Resources

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Is the Consortium Library open?

As of April 4, 2022, the library is open to the general public in addition to current University of Alaska or Alaska Pacific University students, staff, and faculty.  Per University Policy, the use of a face mask is optional on all UAA campuses, regardless of vaccination status. If you exhibit symptoms of sickness, please use our online services and resources.

  • What are the Consortium Library hours for Summer 2022?

Building Hours

Monday-Thursday: 8am-8pm

Friday: 8am-6pm

Saturday: 10am-6pm

Sunday: 10am-8pm


After Hours Study

(UA/APU ID required)

No after hours during summer.


Research Help Desk

Monday-Friday: 11am-5pm

Saturday: 1pm to 5pm (virtual only)

Sunday: 1pm-5pm   



Library Closed:

July 4-5

  • How can I get help with my paper/research project?

In addition to in-person support, the library provides a Virtual Research Help Desk. If you need assistance, you can contact us via telephone, email, text, or chat during Research Services hours.

You can also get in-depth research help by making a virtual appointment with a librarian. Book an appointment online for general research help or contact a subject librarian for more advanced research assistance.