UTSA Library Hours

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If you want to visit the UTSA Library, you need to know the operation hours. If you do not know the operation hours of this library, there is a possibility where you visit the library and then you find that the library is closed. So, you can check the library hours below.

UTSA Library Hours

You are able to access the information about UTSA Library hours at this page https://lib.utsa.edu/about/library-hours. Here is the information about library hours for the first week of September.

  • John Peace Library (JPL)

On Sunday, August 29th, 2021, it opened 10 am – continuously.
On August 30th, 2021 to September 2nd, 2021, it opens for 24 hours.
On Friday, September 3rd, 2021, it closes at 9 pm.
On Saturday, September 4th, 2021, it opens at 9 am to 9 pm.

  • DownTown Campus Library (DTL)

On Sunday, August 29th, 2021, it opens at 1 pm to 10 pm.
On August 30th, 2021 to September 2nd, 2021, it opens at 8 am to 10 pm.
On Friday, September 3rd, 2021, it opens at 8 am to 6 pm.
On Saturday, September 4th, 2021, it opens at 9 am to 6 pm.

  • Applied Engineering and Technology Library (AET)

On Sunday, August 29th, 2021, it closed.
On August 30th, 2021 to September 2nd, 2021, it opens at 8 am to 10 pm.
On Friday, September 3rd, 2021, it opens at 8 am to 9 pm.
On Saturday, September 4th, 2021, it closed.

  • Special Collections at HemisFair Park (ITC)

From August 29th, 2021 to September 4th, 2021, it closed.

  • Special Collections Reading Room at JPL (SCL)

Special Collections is open by appointment only. You are able to access this https://lib.utsa.edu/about/library-hours to get the additional information about it.

Chat Hours are available from Sunday to Saturday. Here are the chat hours.

  • From Monday to Thursday, it is available from 9 am to 11 pm.
  • On Friday, it is available from 9 am to 5 pm.
  • On Saturday, it is available from 12 pm to 4 pm.
  • On Sunday, it is available from 12 pm to 8 pm.

It is also important for you to know that on Holidays and between semesters, hours vary.

Well, for getting more information about library hours, you are able to access the website of UTSA Library.

Some Libraries at the University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries

Here are the explanations about three libraries at the University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries according to Wikipedia.

John Peace Library

John Peace Library1

This library is on the main campus of UTSA and in July 2014, it completed the renovation process for 5 years. In this library, it has professionally staffed service points throughout the building and those include three staffed information desks and also a suite housing the Judith G. Gardner Center for Writing Excellence and the tutoring and supplemental instruction units of the Tomas Rivera Center for Student Success. In this library, it shows artwork which was donated by AT&T in 2008 when the company moved the corporate headquarters from San Antonio to Dallas.

In this library, there are over 2,200 seats and 370 computers. There is also an Information Commons, GroupSpot, a digital classroom and study space that facilitates collaboration through small group tables with shared displays, quiet study and computing areas and 44 reservable group study rooms.

The Faculty Center can be found on the JPL’s 4th floor. Here, there is a central hub for faculty professional development. There is also The Assembly Room which can be found on JPL’s 4th floor. Here, there is a venue with 120 seats which is aimed for major academic events drawing audiences from across the university and local community.

Downtown Library

Downtown Library

The location of this library is on UTSA’s Downtown Campus in the Buena Vista Street Building. In this library, there are the same services available at the John Peace Library on the Main Campus. In this library, you are able to find the main collections of books and periodicals for Architecture, Interior Design, Social Work, Criminal Justice and Public Administration. There are also a general collection to support Downtown Campus students across a variety of disciplines and also collections of CDs, DVDs, popular reading, juvenile literature and curriculum materials. In the Downtown Library, you are able to find quiet study areas and 15 reservable group study rooms. There are also 36 desktop computers which include a quiet computing area, media viewing equipment, printers, a high speed KIC scanner, laptops and other tech gear for checkout.

AET Library

AET Library

The Applied Engineering and Technology (AET) Library by UTSA in 2010. It was recognized by the New York Times and USA Today as the nation’s first bookless library on a college or university campus. The width is 2,200 square feet and it has 80 person capacity. This library serves students in the Colleges of Engineering and Sciences. In this library, there are three group study rooms and ten public computers, printer, a scanner, and five large LCD screens. In this library, the study rooms have whiteboard paint and writable glass surface and these things are provided to facilitate group collaboration on problems.

Awards

According to Wikipedia, these libraries also have obtained a number of awards. Here is the list of awards which have been obtained by San Antonio Libraries.

  • In 2014, it won the John Cotton Dana Award.
  • In 2014, it won the ASID Austin Design Excellence Award for Large Corporate Space (John Peace Library).
  • In 2013, it won Best of Show Award (Annual Report) – Library Leadership Administration and Management Association.
  • In 2013, it won the Award of Excellence in creative tactics (Mobile site campaign) – Public Relations Society of America, San Antonio Chapter.
  • In 2013, it won Top 100 Most Social Media Friendly College & University Libraries.
  • In 2011, it won the American Institute of Architects Award (AET Library).
  • In 2012, it won Texas Library Association Branding Iron Award and Best of Show (National Library Week Campaign)

That’s the information presented for you about UTSA Library Hours and also some other things related to the libraries there including the information about some libraries in UTSA and the awards which were won by them. You are able to read the other information about UTSA Libraries on this site.

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