O'Grady Library floor plan -- main level

Main level floor planThe main level of the library houses the Information Commons, the Circulation Desk, the Multimedia Center, a 24 seat computer classroom, and the ITS Help Desk.  There are also three group study rooms available for checkout. Wireless is available throughout the floor, and there are network jacks in selected locations of the Information Commons.

  • Circulation desk: Check out books, videos, study rooms, and reserve readings here. You can also put extra money on your printing account or buy copy cards.
  • Group study rooms: Three group studies rooms are available for student, faculty, and staff use. Contact the Circulation Desk to reserve a room.
  • Information commons: Find the resources, and technologies you need to complete your research projects. In addition to being home to the Reference Desk, the Information Commons has 32 student computers and houses the library's print reference collection--dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks and the like.
  • ITS help desk:  The Help Desk creates email/network accounts and troubleshoots computer problems, even repairing student-owned computers.
  • Library administration:  In addition to the director's office, there is a conference room available for use by faculty and staff.
  • Multimedia center:  This area is designed to facilitate both the use and creation of multimedia resources. In addition to holding the library's CD, DVD, and VHS collections, there are two viewing/listening rooms, a video-editing room, and four scanner stations with specialized graphics software.
  • Reference desk: Need assistance finding scholarly articles for a research paper? Stop by the reference desk and ask to see a librarian.  The reference staff also provides basic help using Word, Excel, or PowerPoint, scanning documents, using selected multimedia applications, and troubleshooting computer problems.
  • Technology classroom:  This is a networked, 24-seat computer classroom scheduled for semester-long classes.