What’s new for fall 2022?

A student stands at the PUL table at the 2022 graduate fair.

What’s new for fall 2022?

Princeton University Library (PUL) staff are looking forward to welcoming students, faculty, and staff to campus for the fall term!

To follow are a few highlights:


PUL has updated its visitor policy to align with the University’s visitor policy

Please note that face masks are optional while visiting PUL spaces with the exception of the Special Collections Reading Rooms (Level C, Firestone Library and Mudd Library).


Please visit our hours page for current Library hours.

Resource pages

As services change or new services are added, updates will be included on the following overview pages:

Library resources for undergraduate students

Library resources for graduate students

Library resources for faculty and teaching assistants

Borrow Direct Update:

BorrowDirect, the service that allows Princeton University faculty, students, and staff to borrow materials from 12 partner institutions, is migrating to a new technology platform this summer. The new platform, known as ReShare Returnables, will allow the Library to improve service using the latest library technology. 

In the news: Welcoming Ufuoma Abiola 

Dr. Ufuoma C. Abiola has been named the inaugural Executive Head and Associate University Librarian for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at PUL. In her role, Abiola will provide strategic vision, advice, and leadership for DEI initiatives across the Library. 

Tiger Tea Room and Gallery

In addition to reopening on Sept. 6, the Tiger Tea Room has become a gallery space that will feature different selections from the Library’s digital collections each semester. This fall’s Tiger Tea Room Gallery exhibit is “Capturing Feathers”, which chronicles Charles H. Rogers’ ornithological collection from 1920-1977. The exhibition is a celebration of the completion of the digitization of 10,000 images from Rogers’ journals–a collaboration between PUL’s Digital Imaging Studio and the Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology. The images will support research on climate change and other vital research.

Milberg Gallery fall exhibition

Selma, Lahore, Warsaw, Santiago… “Records of Resistance: Documenting Global Activism 1933 to 2021,” Princeton University Library’s latest exhibition opening Sept. 7, captures continuity and change in practices of protest and activism in diverse geographic contexts and around issues that may be particular to an area or of universal concern.

“Princeton 275” at Mudd Manuscript Library

Spanning approximately 50 items, the “Princeton 275” exhibition tells the stories that define Princeton’s academic and cultural history. Currently on display at Mudd Manuscript Library and open to the university community and members of the public, the exhibition features pieces dating back to the 1746 Charter of the College of New Jersey.

Romus Broadway photo collages on display

Drawing from PUL’s Romus Broadway photography collection, an exhibition, curated by Jennifer Garcon, PUL’s Librarian for Modern and Contemporary Special Collections, will feature photographic collage banners that document Witherspoon-Jackson’s history adorning the neighborhood from August 10 through May 2023.

Bloomberg.com access

Members of the Princeton University community with an active princeton.edu or pppl.gov email address now have full access to Bloomberg.com. The all-access membership allows users to read unlimited articles, as well as listen to podcasts and subscribe to newsletters.

Video Services has moved

Video Services has moved to room B 1J in Firestone Library (to the opposite side of the building from its previous location. All services will continue as normal.

FPUL Small Talks return

On Sept. 7, the Friends of Princeton University Library Small Talk series returns with Professor Stanley Corngold, an emeritus professor of German and Comparative Literature, and a discussion about Nobel Prize-winning author Thomas Mann’s pivotal time in Princeton.

For other news and announcements, please visit PUL’s news page. Subscribe to the PUL Newsletter.


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Published on September 06, 2022

Written by Office of Library Communications
Photo Credit: Brandon Johnson
Media Contact: Barbara Valenza, Director of Library Communications