The University of Idaho Library facilitates access to many diverse collections. Explore collections that span a variety of topics and formats, including physical and digital campus resources as well as collections that preserve and document Idaho's past.
Special Collections and Archives houses primary source materials including personal and organizational records, university archives, rare books, manuscripts, and historical photographs; these and other materials support research into nearly all facets of the history of Idaho and the Pacific Northwest.View Collection
VIVO is a research-focused discovery tool that enables collaboration across all disciplines at the University of Idaho. Fed from institutional and publicly accessible data, VIVO includes a network of experts, web profiles, and an archive of publications.View Collection
The International Jazz Collections (IJC) is the premiere jazz archive of the Pacific Northwest. Featuring the personal papers of the legendary Lionel Hampton and other great jazz artists and critics, the IJC enables research with primary historical sources.View Collection
The Alfred W. Bowers Laboratory of Anthropology is an independent unit of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology in the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences. The laboratory contains over 4,000 books and manuscripts, all of which can be found in the UI Library Main Catalog or in the UI Library Anthropology Lab Only Catalog. Lab materials do not circulate and must be used in the lab itself. The lab is located at 404 Sweet Avenue. Lab hours vary, so please contact the 208-885-1771 for questions about access.View Collection
The American Language and Culture Program provides non-native speakers of with skills to navigate university environments in the United States. The ALCP Library is open to everyone and is located in the International Programs Office of the LLC Building #3. The library is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Stop in at the front desk and let staff know you would like to check out a book. Materials in the library can be found in the UI Library Main Catalog or in the UI Library ALCP Only Catalog.View Collection