Academic Facilities



The U-M library system, which is open to all Ford School students, includes the Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library, Shapiro Undergraduate Library, Alfred Taubman Medical Library, 19 division libraries, seven departmental and area collections, and the following special libraries: the Foster Library of Economics and Public Policy, the Law Library, the Clements Library of Americana, the Michigan Historical Collections/Bentley Historical Library, and the Business Administration Library.

The total University holdings number almost 7,000,000 volumes. The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library, also on the U-M campus, houses Mr. Ford's Presidential, Vice Presidential, and Congressional documents.

Computer Facilities

The Ford School recognizes the importance of information technology in policymaking and provides students with the tools and training needed to take full advantage of new systems and related developments. The Ford School maintains two computer facilities that include state-of-the-art computers and current software.

The Ford School provides training and technical assistance in systems most commonly used in the public sector. Ford School computer facilities and the University computing sites located around campus are open to students 24 hours a day.

To reach the Ford School computer consultants, send e-mail to or call 615-4071.

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