Katharine Brush Library
Katharine Brush Library
Welcome to the Katharine Brush Library. Centrally located on campus, the library is a popular daily destination for students and faculty to meet, study, research, collaborate, teach, and learn.
Guided by a mission to provide comprehensive, patron-centered services, facilities, and collections in a comfortable and inclusive environment, our library faculty and staff support the school’s research needs and teach a comprehensive information literacy curriculum, advancing the school’s mission to prepare students for higher education and lifelong learning.
At the Brush Library you have access to:
32,000 periodicals, newspapers, and scholarly journals
50+ subscription databases
8 librarians and support staff
The Katharine Brush Library has a variety of resources and guides to help students with research and class projects.
The Katharine Brush Library supports teachers in developing research assignments and providing information literacy instruction.
Take a break from research and explore all the other resources available to our community.
A Collaborative Space
Opened in 1970 and renovated in 2012 and 2014, the Katharine Brush Library serves many different community needs.
Meeting friends to relax between classes or study for a test?
The first floor’s tables, chairs, and soft seating offer the right environment for conversation and collaboration. Also on the first floor are several computers and printers for student use.
Need a more dedicated space to work on a project with friends?
Reserve one of the library’s six study rooms — each furnished with a conference table, chairs, and white board.
Do you prefer to have a quiet place to read or study?
Head to the second floor for a more peaceful experience and beautiful views of the Meadows to the east and Rockefeller Quad to the west.
Where the Community Gathers
Brush is also home to the History, Philosophy & Religious Studies Department; the Archives; the Alvord Center for Global & Environmental Studies; The Henry R. Kravis ’63 Center for Excellence in Teaching; the Writing Studio; the Quantitative Resource Center (QRC) and Science Resource Center (SRC); the Office for Learning Access & Student Achievement; the Community Engagement program; the Information Technology Department; and Human Resources.
What’s happening in Brush?
When school is in session:
8 a.m.–9:40 p.m.
8 a.m.–5 p.m.
3 p.m.–9:40 p.m.