The University of Alabama
Amelia Gayle Gorgas Library
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Gorgas Library Front Entrance
Gorgas Library Front Entrance

Students infront of Gorgas
Students in front of Gorgas



Amelia Gayle Gorgas Library


Location: Gorgas Library is located on the quad opposite Denny Chimes. Click on library locations for a map showing Gorgas Library and the other libraries in the University Libraries system.

Collection: Amelia Gayle Gorgas Library supports teaching and research needs in humanities, social sciences, and government information. Named in honor of long-time University Librarian Amelia Gayle Gorgas, the library contains over a million books and offers a full range of library services. Gorgas Library provides computers for searching the Libraries’ catalog and other helpful databases as well as for access to the Internet.

Map: Gorgas Library Location on Campus Map

Library Hours: University Libraries Hours

Other Information: Reference assistance is available at the Information Center on the ground floor. Also available at this location is adaptive technologies equipment for users with Disabilities. Our  services include laptop computers, universal borrowing and Java City Coffee Shop.

The Sanford Media Center on the second floor was created to provide University of Alabama students with a leading edge facility for digital media production. Available resources in The Sanford Media Center allow students to work in the following areas: graphic design, web design, remote file transfer, page layout, video editing, DVD authoring, audio recording, musical composing, CD authoring, and file format conversion.

Contact Information: 
Brett Spencer: