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_FYE: First Year Experience - Storrs — Welcome to Babbidge Libary

This library guide supports FYE classes at the Storrs Campus Library. It is an introduction to college research and library resources.

Welcome to the FYE Babbidge Library Guide!

babbidge library

This guide  will introduce you to the  Homer Babbidge Library @ UConn Storrs and the many resources we offer.

If you have any questions about this guide or anything else about the library, send email to your FYE Liibrarian in the profile box on the right or chat with us from the Ask a Librarian service.  

Homer Babbidge Library by the Numbers

The UConn library system holds the largest public collection of research materials in Connecticut. Homer Babbidge Library holds more than 2 million books and eBooks, thousands of journals & newspapers online and/or in print. Materials are held in Babbidge, Music & Dramatic Arts Library, Dodd Archives, Pharmacy and 4 regional campus libraries (Avery Point, Hartford, Stamford and Waterbury).   

Main uses of the library by undergraduates include:

  • studying (#1)
  • watching films with classes in one of the video theaters or on computers/laptops
  • doing research
  • using computers
  • print ($) or scan (free) documents
  • hanging out in Bookworms Café

UCL 2019 infographic
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Introduction to Library Services for UConn Students

introduction to library services for uconn students

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Adapted from the _FYE: First Year Experience - Waterbury