University Libraries

Access to and borrowing services of the University Libraries require the Brown Card ID. Library users must swipe their Brown ID Card in the card access reader to gain admittance. The barcode on the front of the Brown Card is used for the loan of books and materials.

Brown Alumni Library Card

Brown Alumni may purchase an Alumni Library Card to access the Rockefeller, Sciences and Orwig Music Libraries. Alumni may utilize this card to check out most circulating library materials from these three Libraries, as well as utilize the electronic resources when visiting the Libraries. Alumni may apply for a Brown Alumni Library Card here.

Library Fines

All Brown Card holders who maintain funds in the Bear Bucks Account can also pay library fines using the Brown Card. For further information regarding the use of the Brown Card at University Libraries please call (401) 863-2165.

Using Library Copy Equipment

Copier equipment is provided by Brown Graphic Services. Inquiries on services should be directed to the Copier Pool at (401) 863-1548. Cluster printing services at University Libraries are provided by Computing and Information Services at (401) 863-7319.