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Welcome to Ullman Library! Located on the third floor of Murphey Hall, our department library came into being when Gertrude Weil of Goldsboro funded the purchase of B.L. Ullman’s library. Since then, the department library has benefited from the generosity donors who have donated books and gifted the department through the Ullman donation fund. The collection now contains over 10,000 volumes and a number of journals. The library operates independently of UNC Libraries and its collection does not circulate throughout the University system. Visitors and students looking for a quiet study place are welcome to use the library, though only members of the department may check out materials. Users may not remove library items from Murphey Hall.


Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Closed on University Holidays

Borrowing & Loan Policies

Classics faculty and Graduate Students

The Ullman Classics Library lends materials to faculty and graduate students of the Classics department. Reference materials and course reserves do not circulate. The Ullman Classics Library is not part of the University Library system, and materials in the Ullman Classics Library do not circulate throughout the University Library system.

University Affiliates and Undergraduates

University affiliates outside the Classics department are welcome to use materials within the library. In order to assist the undergraduate Classics majors and other affiliates who might strongly benefit from the materials, we have a Hold Shelf located immediately upon entering the library.

Library Use Policies

Food and Drink

Food and drink are not permitted in the Ullman Classics Library. Exceptions will be made for spill-proof, re-closeable drinks. Library users with food or drink will be asked to leave the library.

Cellphone Use

Set cell phones to non-audible signals. To make or receive a call, please step outside the library and move to a stairwell or other area away from library patrons and classrooms. Please take your belongings with you to prevent theft.