First Floor Overview
(Looking north from the south stairs)
The Information and Reference desk
(north of the library’s main entrance)
Information services include:
Reference services include:
Checkout services include:
The KIC overhead scanner is located behind the Information Desk and is available for student use.
The Copy Center
Located here are a combination copier/scanner, a digital microform reader, and two traditional microform readers.
The map collection is located along the wall south of the reference computers.
"Recreational" Reading Collection
"Recreational Reading" collection items are primarily available in the Learning Commons area. Other recreational books can be found on the wall outside HL 107, near the Public Services entrance, and in The Press, where current magazines and newspapers are also available.
Newspapers & Journals
Current and back issues of newspapers are in the last row of the Reference Collection.
The Journal collection containing titles A-I, begins at the center of the floor and extends to the northwest.
A sign is posted at the end of each stack listing the periodical titles shelved in that aisle.
The Audio-Visual (A-V) Collection
DVDs, CDs, and VHS tapes are all available in the Audio-Visual Collection located in the Northwest section of the floor, in the rows preceding the Recreational Reading collection area.
Microforms (microfilm and microfiche)
located north of the Checkout Desk near the west Reference Computers
Classrooms HL107 and HL108
located at the south end of the floor. Both smart classrooms are available for reservation. HL 108 is also available for general use when not reserved.
HL 106 (The 24-Hour Room)
A student lounge is in the west entrance vestibule, and also doubles as a classroom for instructional use.
Available for 24-hour student use are computers, a printer, vending machines and a unisex restroom.
The Lounge also houses a Sorenson VRS video phone. This video phone is especially useful for people who are deaf or hard of hearing.
The Learning Commons
The Learning Commons (LC) is located at the north end of the first floor and houses a collection of mobile furniture, whiteboards, and tables for group study use.
(Library Coffee Shop)
The Press is located at the far North side of the building