O'Grady Library floor plan -- lower level
The lower level of the
library has the Curriculum Resources room, Special Collections and Archives,
an 18 seat computer classroom, three group study rooms, two pods of student
computers, and a number of study tables and carrels. The library's journals,
magazines, and newspapers--both print and microfiche--are kept here.
- Curriculum resources: Developed to
support education students, the room has picture books,
children's and young adults' fiction and non-fiction,
selected textbooks and kits, and education theses.
- Group study rooms: Three group studies
rooms are available for student, faculty, and staff use.
Contact the Circulation Desk to reserve a room.
- Journals, magazines, and newspapers:
The library typically keeps print copies of
academic journals and many popular magazines for five years
and newspapers for two months. Titles are organized
alphabetically on the shelves.
- Microforms: Older issues of selected
journals are available in microfiche.
- Seminar room: This is a networked,
18-seat computer classroom that can be scheduled by faculty
and staff for workshops and single class sessions.
- Special collections: This area
contains unique collections, rare books, and the developing
university archives. Requests to view any of these materials
should be made to the library director.
- Staff area: This is the library's
Technical Services area, where ordering, receiving,
cataloging, and processing of books, videos, and journals