Location, Maps, and Hours

The library is located on the 6th, 7th, and 8th floors of Wittson Hall, which is located on 42nd St. between Dewey Ave. and Emile St in Omaha, Nebraska. Our mailing address is 986705 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha NE  68198-6705. For assistance in locating the library, please call 402-559-4006.

Public parking is available in the garage next to the Durham Outpatient Center (DOC) on Emile St. To find the library from the parking garage, enter the DOC on the 3rd level. Stay on this level and walk eastward through the hospital toward 42nd Street. You will pass through an enclosed walkway that connects the hospital to Wittson Hall.

Once in Wittson Hall, walk toward the glass doors at the end of the hall and watch for elevators to your left. Take the elevator to the 6th floor, the main floor of the library.

Please note that after 8 p.m., access to Wittson Hall is limited to UNMC Faculty, Students, and Staff with an authorized UNMC ID card.

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2014 Summer Hours*
Monday-Thursday 7:30am-10pm
Friday 7:30am-5pm
Saturday CLOSED
Sunday 1pm-10pm 
begins May 11

Fall 2014 & Spring 2015 Hours
Mon-Thurs, 7:30a-Midnight
Friday, 7:30 a.m.-9:00 p.m. 
Saturday, 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Sunday, 1:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
*Begins August 25

Holiday Hours and Closures

Memorial Day Weekend
Saturday, May 24 10am-6pm
Sunday May 25 CLOSED
Monday May 26 CLOSED

Independence Day
Friday, July 4 CLOSED

Labor Day Weekend
Saturday, August 30 10am-6pm
Sunday, August 31 CLOSED
Monday September 1 CLOSED

Thanksgiving Day Weekend
Wed Nov 26, 7:30a – 5:00p
Thurs-Fri Nov 27-28, CLOSED
Sat Nov 29, 10:00a – 6:00p
Sun Nov 30, 1:00p – 10:00p

Winter Recess
December 19- January 4

Friday Dec 19, 7:30a – 5:00p
Sat Dec 20, 10:00a – 6:00p
Sunday Dec 21, 1:00 – 9:00p
Monday Dec 22, 7:30a – 9:00p
Tues, Dec 23,  7:30a – 9:00p
Wed December 24 CLOSED
Thurs December 25 CLOSED
Friday Dec 26, 7:30a – 5:00p
Sat Dec 27, 10:00a – 6:00p
Sun Dec 28, 1:00p – 9:00p
Monday Dec 29,  7:30a – 9:00p

Tues Dec 30, 7:30am – 9pm
Wed Dec 31, CLOSED
Thursday Jan 1, CLOSED
Friday Jan 2, 7:30a – 5:00p
Saturday Jan 3, 10:00a – 6:00p
Sunday Jan 4, 1:00 – 9:00p