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Begin a Virtual Tour

Front entrance to Estelle M. Black Library.
The Library is located inside the Educational Resource Center ERC. 

The library is an enjoyable place to find sources of information.   

Different types of sources are shelved throughout the library.  You will find popular fiction, periodicals, and reference sections on the 1st floor. The vast number of library items are located in the General Stacks on the 2nd floor. 

Popular Fiction Shelves are located in front of the library.

Periodicals is a term that the publishing industry and libraries use for magazines, journals and newspapers. The library's policy is that periodicals may not be checked out. 

The Reference area of the library where you can find publications such as dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks, and directories. The library's policy is that items in reference cannot be checked out of the library unless permission is granted from a librarian.

The 2nd floor area of the library contains the General Stacks. Books on these shelves may be checked out of the library.       

 

Library employees are available at the Circulation Desk and the Reference Desk.

Circulation Desk

Staff at the Circulation Desk assist library users by checking out materials including books, DVDs, reserve items such as course textbooks or readings. Staff at the Circulation Desk also handle payments for printouts that users of PCs within the library send to printers at this location. Finally, Circulation staff take reservations for the group study rooms on the second floor.

Librarians who work at the the Reference Desk will gladly help you answer questions related to your library research.

Computers and WiFi is available.

Information Commons on First Floor

Two computer lab classrooms in the library are used for classroom instruction. One is available as an "Open Lab" when all PCs in the Information Commons are in use.  

Six Group Study Rooms Are Available on the 2nd floor of the Library

Comfortable Seating is Available throughout the Library

The library has quiet areas for students to concentrate on study.     

 

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