Where are the books?

What's on the 1st floor?

  • Circulation Desk
  • Public Services, including Reference and Reserves
  • Library Administrative offices
  • Technical Services Department
  • Old reading room - Freehof & Museum collections (materials must be requested at the Circ. Desk)

What's on the 2nd floor?

  • BM - BR
  • *H (Theses, Dissertations, Prize Essays)
  • *O (post-1900)
  • Folio (f = oversized)  BM - BR
  • Great (g) A - Z
  • Carrels
  • Cuneiform Studies Room
  • Group study rooms
  • Reading & work areas
  • Access to mezzanine conference room

What's on the 3rd floor?

  • BS - DS 139 
    (there are no folio volumes on the third floor)
  • Carrels
  • Reading & work areas
  • Reception desk for National Administration Offices in Pavilion

What's on the 4th floor?

  • DS 140 - G; J - L; P
  • Folio (f = oversized) BS - G; J - L; P
  • Carrels
  • Reading & work areas
  • IT Department

What's on the lower level?

  • David Ellenson Rare Book Room
  • Closed stack areas (materials must be requested at the Circulation Desk)
    • Freidus collection
    • Rare Book collection
    • Microfilm
    • Shortlisting
    • Special Collections
  • Compact shelving
    • A - BL; H; M - N; Q - Z
    • Folio (f) A - BL;  H; M - N; Q - Z
    • *HA, *HB, *HC

List by Classification

A – BL Lower level
f A – BL (folio): Lower level
g A – Z (great): 2nd floor
BM – BR: 2nd floor
f BM – BR (folio): 2nd floor
BS – DS 139 3rd floor
DS 140 - G 4th  floor
f BS –  f G (folio): 4th floor
H & f H Lower level (compact shelving)
J - L & f J - f L (folio) 4th floor
M - N & f M - f N (folio) Lower level (compact shelving)
P & f P (folio) 4th floor
Q - Z & f Q - f Z (folio) Lower level (compact shelving)
*H Theses 2nd floor
*H-D Dissertations 2nd floor
*HA, *HB, *HC Lower level (compact shelving)
*O Cuneiform Studies 2nd floor
*PE Prize Essays 2nd floor
‡ Freehof Old Reading Room
‡ Freidus Rare Book Room
‡ Microfilm Rm 16 (lower level)
‡ Museum Old Reading Room
‡ Music Rare Book Room
‡ Rare Books (RBR) Lower level
‡ SC Boxes Rm 16 (lower level)
‡ Shortlisting Rm 16 (lower level)

‡ = must be requested at Circulation Desk