Specific Areas of the Library

Media Viewing Area

Adjacent to the main reference area on the first floor of the library, the Tobin Media Viewing Area contains group study tables,laptop workspace stations, dry erase board, workspaces, mobile device charging station, popular media display, media viewing booths, and a media viewing room.

 

Periodicals

The Periodical Room is located within the second Patron Service point on the first floor of the library.Signage within the library will direct you to this area.There are more than 200 print journals, magazines and serials.All titles are searchable through our online catalog.The collection is available for use within the library and many other periodicals are accessible electronically.

Quiet Study Areas

The library should be a place conducive to study.However, due to space limitations especially during certain times during the semester, finding a quiet area to study may be difficult.

There are two quiet study areas within the Library; first floor adjacent to Stack Room #2, and in Stack Room# 6, on the third floor. Additionally, groups that want/need a place to study may make a request to book one of our study rooms in the Information Commons located on the second floor of the Public Square building.

It is understood that occasionally there is a need for library patrons to discuss research assignments with their colleagues; however, since this is a shared space for all patrons of the library to use, we ask that you please be considerate of others by keeping conversations at a low volume.Therefore, it is requested that any conversation be kept at a low volume.Any extended conversations should be conducted outside of the library.

Reading areas

There are two comfortable reading areas within the library.They are located in the wings of the main Reference Area and in the Dominican Reading room on the 3rd floor  (north side of the campus) of the library adjacent to stack rooms 2, 3, 4.

Reference

The library's collection of reference books is located in the main reading room of the library.This collection of over 790 print titles is readily accessible for use within the library.A collection of 580 eReference titles are available on campus and offsite (remote access)

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