Where to Find...
There are student-use computers located on the 3rd (Main Entry) Floor, in the Atrium Area on the 2nd Floor, and in the e-Classroom on the 1st Floor. All computers have word processing software. All computers play DVDs and CDs. Please ask for headphones at the Circulation Desk. There are also data ports located throughout the library for laptop connections to the campus network as well as wireless access.
The library provides ample amounts of comfortable study space. However, should you require a personal desk where you can leave research materials for the semester, you may reserve a desk with the Circulation Supervisor provided you are enrolled in semester or senior research. Desks are assigned between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday on a first-come, first-served basis.
Located on the 1st Floor, the e-Classroom is a fully-networked and wireless-enabled computer lab with 18 desktop stations, an instructor's station, an LCD projector, and SmartBoard. Please contact Debby Andreadis or call x6682 if you would like to reserve this room.
Library Viewing Room, E-204
This room, located on the second floor of the Library, is a joint effort between the Library and Media Technology Services (MTS). The room has a seating capacity for up to 30 people and may be reserved for the following types of viewing:
- Video: VHS or DVD
- Computer projection
Reservations for the Library Viewing Room must be made in advance by contacting Pam Magelaneror Debby Andreadis .
MTS has modified the room so that it is a self-service room for the above-listed types of viewing. Any equipment problems in the Viewing Room will be addressed by MTS staff.
A limited number of lockers are available for assignment to any Denison student for one semester on a first-come, first-served basis. Lockers are assigned any time when the library is open. See the Circulation Supervisor on duty.
Media Technology Services
MTS equipment, such as digital cameras, video cameras, and more, can be checked out at the Circulation Desk. Assistance with MTS equipment is available in the Learning Commons on the main floor of the library. For help with the equipment that you have checked out from the library, please contact the ITS Help Desk.
There are 2 copiers on the 2nd Floor. There is also one in the Learning Commons on the 3rd (Main Entry) Floor. All copiers take a copy card, although some also take cash. Copy cards are available for purchase at the Circulation Desk and cost $4.00 for 100 copies. Cash copies are 10 cents apiece.
The Library has a variety of printers available. Please make sure to select the appropriate printer for your needs and location.
- There is one printer in the Learning Commons on the 3rd Floor.
- There is a printer outside the e-Classroom for the computers located there.
- You can also print to the printer in the Commons area from your laptop. See the instructions from ITS to enable this.
There are phones available for public use on the 1st Floor (Lower Level) in the hallway near the restrooms AND on the 2nd Floor in the hallway by the Viewing Room and Student Lounge.
There are restrooms located throughout the library:
- 1st Floor: Men's & Ladies' (in hallway to Lower Level)
- 2nd Floor: Men's (near north stairs); Men's & Ladies' (in hallway by Viewing Room)
- 3rd Floor: Ladies' (near north stairs)
- 4th Floor: Men's (near north stairs)
- 5th Floor: Ladies' (near north stairs)
Location of Books by Call Number
(oversized books are on the same floor)
|CALL NUMBERS:||FLOOR #:|
|A - F||6|
|G - N||5 G - N|
|M (musical scores)||Presidents Room (3rd Floor)|
|ML||Music Reading Room (5th Floor)|
|Oversized N||Fine Arts Reading Room (5th Floor)|
|Q - Z||1|
|Location of Other Items Types|
|Archives||Ask at Circulation Desk|
|Government Documents||3rd Floor (Main floor)|
|Honors Projects||Ask at Circulation Desk|
|Reference Books||3rd Floor (Main Floor)|
|Sound Recordings||3rd Floor (Main Floor)|
Need a break or a snack while studying? Visit the library's vending/snack area, “The Breaking Point”, on the 2nd floor for coffee, soda, and other goodies!
- 1st Floor: in hallway to Lower Level
- 3rd Floor: by Presidents Room and at the entrance to the Government Documents stacks is a water bottle refilling station.
- 3rd - 5th Floors: next to restrooms
- 6th Floor - General Works, Philosophy & Religion, History, History & Topography
- 5th Floor - Geography & Anthropology, Social Sciences, Political Sciences, Law, Education, Music, Fine Arts
- 4th Floor - Language & Literature
- 1st Floor - Science, Medicine, Agriculture, Plant & Animal Industry, Technology, Military Science, Bibliography & Library Science
Still need help locating materials? Check out the General Floor Plan for the Library or ask a question using the Chat button in the left sidebar.
|A: General Works|
|AG||General Reference Works|
|AY||Yearbooks, Almanacs, Directories|
|AZ||History of the science in general|
|B: Philosophy & Religion|
|BL-BX||Religion & Theology|
|CB||History of Civilization (General)|
|CC||Antiquities & Archaeology|
|CJ||Numismatics & Coins|
|CR-CS||Heraldry & Genealogy|
|D: History & Topography (except the Americas)|
|DS-DT||Asia & Africa|
|DU||Australia & Oceania|
|E-F: History & Topography of the Americas|
|E 1-135||Americas (General)|
|E 151-810||United States (General)|
|F 1-970||United States (Local)|
|F 1001-3799||Americas (except United States)|
|G: Geography & Anthropology|
|GA||Mathematical geography & Cartography|
|GC||Oceanology & Oceanography|
|GN-GT||Anthropology, Folklore & Customs|
|GV||Sports & Amusements; Games|
|H: Social Sciences|
|H||Social Sciences (General)|
|J: Political Sciences|
|JC||Political Science & Theory of State|
|JF-JX||Constitutional Theory & International Law|
|KF||United States Law|
|L-LA||General Works; History of Education|
|LB||Theory & Practice|
|LC||Special Forms; Relations & Applications|
|LD-LJ||Universities & Colleges|
|M: Music (*except where noted)|
|M||Music (Scores) |
**Presidents Room, 3rd Floor**
|ML||Literature on Music |
**Music Reading Room, 5th Floor**
|MT||Musical Instruction & Study|
|N: Fine Arts (Oversized items in Fine Arts Reading Room, 5th Floor)|
|N||Visual Arts (General)|
|NC||Drawing, Design & Illustration|
|NX||Arts in General|
|P: Language & Literature|
|P||Philology & Linguistics (General)|
|PA||Classical Languages & Literatures|
|PB-PH||Modern European Languages|
|PJ-PL||Oriental Languages & Literatures|
|PN||Literature History & Collections (General)|
|PZ||Fiction & Juvenile Literatures|
|QA-QB||Mathematics & Astronomy|
|QC-QD||Physics & Chemistry|
|QE-QH||Geology & Natural History|
|QK-QL||Botany & Zoology|
|QM-QP-QR||Human Anatomy, Physiology & Bacteriology|
|S: Agriculture; Plant & Animal Industry|
|TA-TH||Engineering & Building Group|
|TN-TR||Chemical Group (incl. Photography)|
|U: Military Science|
|V: Naval Science|
|Z: Bibliography & Library Science|