University of Rhode Island

The University Libraries  at the University of Rhode Island serve the knowledge and information needs of their community as well as the general public.

The Robert L. Carothers Library and Learning Commons in KIngston, RI  is joined by  two branch locations: the College of Continuing Education Library in Providence and the Pell Marine Science Library at the Narragansett Bay Campus.  

The University Libraries hold over 1.7 million volumes. In addition to the physical collections, the Libraries provide online access to periodicals, reference databases, and a growing number of e-books. The University Libraries also house a number of specialized collections showcasing the diverse array of unique primary and secondary resources.