Top Ten Things to do in the Library

laptop

Use a Computer

There are 270 computers combined in the 1st Floor Research Commons, Ground Floor Study Commons and 2nd Floor Digital Media Studio plus you can check out laptop computers for 4 hours with your OneCard

book

Find Books in One of Three Places

Search OneSearch to get books

  1. yourself on the 3rd & 4th Floors
  2. by request from the LRS delivered to the Book Checkout & Pickup Desk within 15 minutes
  3. online to read in your browser or download
OneSearch Glass

Sign in to OneSearch

Most people don't need a PIN any more, but the new way to check up on what you've checked out is OneSearch. Sign in to renew, request and research

Digital media

Use the Digital Media Studio & MakerSpace

The 2nd Floor Digital Media Studio & MakerSpace computer lab is focused on digital media production. Use Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut Pro, Pro Tools and more

group study

Reserve a Group Study Room

Reserve a Group Study Room in the Ground Floor Study Commons or 1st Floor Research Commons up to two hours per day and up to three days in advance

media viewing

Media Viewing & Listening

View or listen to your own media or items from our collections. Listen to LPs, CDs and tapes on the 1st Floor near the Book Checkout & Pickup Desk. Watch DVDs, BluRay and VHS tapes on the 2nd Floor in the group study area

late night study

Study Late Night / After Hours Access

During Fall & Spring, the Library Lobby, 1st Floor Research Commons (24 hr) and the Ground Floor Study Commons (till 2am except Friday and Saturday) are open late and a security guard is on the premises. (OneCard ID required after midnight)

quiet study

Find Quiet Study Spaces

in the Ground Floor Study Commons, 1st Floor Research Commons, or on the 4th floor

get research help

Get Research Assistance

Help yourself with online guides/tutorials or get help from a Librarian either in person, by phone, email, text or instant message – we’re here for you

e-books

eBooks

Search the Library’s eBooks or check to see if the Library has free eBook versions of any of your textbooks.