What is the Silver Special Collections Library?
Special Collections houses the Vermont research collection and UVM’s rare books and archives. It is located on the second level of Billings Library.
When is the Silver Special Collections Library open?
For Spring 2021, Special Collections will be open by appointment only. Please contact us to schedule an appointment.
Who can use material in the Silver Special Collections Library?
During Spring 2021, only UVM students, staff and faculty can make appointments.
Can I check out books and other materials from the Silver Special Collections Library?
You can only use Special Collections books and other materials in the Special Collections reading room. You may be able to make copies with department scanners or personal cameras.
Do I need to make an appointment to use materials located in the Silver Special Collections Library?
During Spring 2021, youl need to make an appointment to visit Special Collections. Please contact us to schedule an appointment.
Do I need to request materials in advance?
How do I connect to the UVM Guest wireless network?
To set up access to UVM GuestNet, navigate to the UVM Guest Accounts article from the University's Enterprise Technology Services Knowledge Base. There are two methods for connecting to UVM Guest: self-sponsored and sponsored. Self-sponsored accounts require the use of SMS (mobile phone with text messaging). For a sponsored account, you need a current UVM affiliate to complete the process. Please speak with a Special Collections librarian for assistance.