Quinney Library Services

For additional questions, comments, or help, please contact us.

Faculty Services

Requesting and borrowing materials, teaching and classroom support, and publishing and research support.

Digital Commons & Selected Works

Digital Commons is a repository for hosting the scholarly work created at Quinney College of Natural Resources and enhancing its visibility and accessibility to scholars, researchers, and the public. Quinney Library can provide personal faculty pages that highlight the scholarship of individual authors. These collections can include journal articles, meeting abstracts, capstones, research papers, poster presentations, newsletters, and more.

Literature Reviews & Research Support

We will conduct or review the literature research findings in your defined subject area. We will also create a citation report evaluating your publications and the impacts of your research.

Publishing Assistance

Quinney Library editors can format the layout of your paper by scaling and moving the content to best fit without editing the content of the paper. We will insure the PDF files submitted will be acceptable for both print and electronic use. Fee based on the tasks required and extent.

Create, Merge, and Email PDF Files

We are able to create PDF files which you could email, save and edit. We will also merge PDF files, run software to recognize text, and cleanup existing files.

Scan slides / photos

We scan slides or photos by hand and transfer them to the digital format of your choice. Free for jobs of less than 50 images. Fee based for larger tasks.

Faculty Assistance Outside Quinney

Graduate Student Services

Research support, publishing support, copyright support, and classes or teaching support.

Advanced Research Skills

We provide assistance in locating materials on a topic or using the many online resources provided for your research and teaching needs. In-person or email help is available.


The Library has more than 50 computers for QCNR students complete with file storage and printing in both black & white and color. We provide access to sound and powerful discovery and delivery tools.


There are individual tables, group tables, and group study spaces available on each floor of the library. The second floor conference area can be reserved and both the first and third floors have group seating in comfortable sofa sets.


Materials not owned by the University Libraries may be obtained from other libraries using our ILLiad service. There is no charge for this service. Click here to request a purchase for the Quinney Library.

Copyright Guidance

Understanding the basics of copyright will save you time and trouble down the road, and will be invaluable for effectively engaging in an information-rich environment. It will aid you in your research, and help you to begin thinking about the academic publishing landscape, your own intellectual property, and how to best facilitate sharing your own work.

Subject Area Specialists

Each department has a specific subject librarian with expertise in the research processes and resources of the field. The subject librarian is there to support your research and curricular needs.

Undergraduate Student Services

One-on-one research support, writing help, and answers to locating and evaluating resources.

Computer Lab

The undergraduate computer labs are located on the third floor of the Library and is comprised of 48 workstations. Accounts are available to all students who are taking QCNR classes and students majoring or minoring in Natural Resources.

Tutorial Services

The QCNR provides tutoring for students needing additional assistance in Biology, Writing, Research, and GIS. Here is a schedule of tutoring hours.

Space and Study Areas

We have a warm inviting atmosphere with comfortable seating made for individual or group study. The first floor provides comfortable seating and group discussions and study. The second floor has several study areas for quiet, individual study and some comfy seating. The third floor has a mix of large tables, comfy seating, and individual computer stations. This public area features great natural light and a small eating area.

Undergrad Quick Links

Alumni Services

Reference help, borrowing privileges, document delivery, computer and network access, and multimedia support.

General Use

All USU alumni are welcome to visit any USU Library location to use on-site print or online resources.

Use Electronic Journals and Other Materials

Alumni can access all of the Library's online resources, including licensed materials, from Library and campus computers. However, licensing agreements prevent providing off-site access to users who are not USU students, faculty or staff.

Check Out Books

Current annual and life members of the USU Alumni Association can borrow books and other regularly circulating materials by presenting their valid USU membership card and a photo ID at the circulation desk.

Get Help with Research

All alumni can consult a librarian through the Ask a Librarian service. Help is available, pleasecontact us.

Alumni Quick Links

Community Services

The Library is open to the general public and provides reference assistance, access to information, and use of resources in the library, including access to electronic resources.

We also offer remote online access to our catalog, government information, and our open access databases.

Our DVD collection includes a large selection of entertainment and informational DVDs to suit your viewing needs. DVDs are located on the first floor behind the desk. Most items may be checked out for 3 days.

Concurrent Enrollment High School Students

You can access most of the library article collections, e-journals and electronic books from anywhere in the world just by entering your A# when prompted.