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River Campus Libraries

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With combined holdings of more than 3.5 million volumes and extensive collections of online databases, electronic journals, rare books, and musical scores, Rochester's libraries rank among the top academic research libraries in the United States and Canada.

River Campus Libraries consists of Rush Rhees Library, Carlson Science & Engineering Library, and the Physics-Optics-Astronomy Library (POA). Standing 186 feet high, the tower of Rush Rhees Library has been a symbol of the University since the building opened in 1930.

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Hired! – Navigating the Virtual Job Search Tools & Strategies

There’s no question that it’s become very tough to find job openings during our current health and economic crisis. However, certain industries and academic...

Friday, March 5 12:00pm
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Join the Goergen Institute for Data Science and Studio X at the River Campus Libraries for AR/VR for UX, a conversation with Yan Xu. Dr. Yan Xu is a...

Monday, March 8 10:25am
Neilly Author Series: Edmund A. Hajim '58

Ed Hajim ’58, financier, philanthropist, and chairman emeritus of the University of Rochester Board of Trustees, will share stories and lessons from his...

Thursday, March 11 12:00pm
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Are you interested in making maps? WAM! Have you always wanted to learn how to use ArcGIS Pro 2.6? WAM! Weekly Adventures in Mapping! is here to take...

Thursday, March 11 2:00pm
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Join the Goergen Institute for Data Science and Studio X at the River Campus Libraries for AR/VR Sensing and Computing Technologies, a conversation with...

Monday, March 15 10:25am

Recent Events

Rochester Creators Guest Lecture

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Rochester Creators Guest Lecture

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Make Your Dream Campus with Unity

Monday, February 22, 2021

Create a 3D Animal with Blender

Thursday, February 18, 2021

Pitch Imperfect

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

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