Online Tour of the Library
The Research Help Desk is open most hours when the library is open. You may ask a question in person, send a text, phone, or by email. Whatever your scholarly needs may be, you can Ask Us!
Current Periodicals: Our current issues of periodicals in print are under the atrium stairs. Nearly all of our periodicals (journals, magazines, and newspapers) are online rather than in print. You can look up the title of a particular periodical on our A-Z list of periodicals or search by keyword on Central Search.
The Circulation Desk: At the Circulation Desk, you may check out and check in library items, retrieve your Interlibrary Loan requests, find Course Reserves, buy or add value to a print/copy card, or pay fines. The Circulation Desk is where you can also check out a laptop or iPad to use in the library.
IT Help Desk: Ask your IT-related questions at the IT Help Desk, located beside the north-side elevators. The help desk is open 7:30am-9pm, Monday - Thursday, 7:30am-6pm on Friday, and 10am-6pm on Saturday.
The Library Cafe: Take a break and boost your concentration with a snack and a beverage from the Library Cafe, located beside the east entrance.
New Books Area: Our new arrivals stop in the southeast corner of 1st floor before being shelved in their permanent locations. Besides books bought in support of the curriculum, you can also find leisure and popular reading books in the Ruby Canton Collection. See what's new in Rubies.
Computers: We have about 150 public computers in the library, many of them on first floor on the north side and also in the Computer Lab.
You can also check out a laptop or iPad for use in the library.
Reference Collection: You can find facts, statistics, and short overviews in reference works like specialized encyclopedias, handbooks, and dictionaries. Besides the print collection, we have nearly 200 online reference works.
Late Night Study: First floor and the north side of second floor are open until 2am, Sunday-Thursday.
Artworks on 1st floor: Nineteen paintings, photos, sculptures, and textile artworks that survived the 1995 bombing of the Murrah Federal Building are displayed on 1st floor. Murrah Art tour and commentary