Maps

Maps of the six floors in the University Library
Maps Features
Lower Level Lower Level description
1st Floor 1st Floor description
2nd Floor 2nd Floor description
3rd Floor 3rd Floor description
4th Floor 4th Floor description
5th Floor 5th Floor description

Lower Level

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map of lower level

 

  • The Lower Level Reading Room is a group study area.
  • George Deukmejian University Archives and Storage: Storage is not open to the public. Less frequently used library materials are kept here and listed in the catalog with the location STORAGE. If you need materials that are housed in Storage, please inquire at the Circulation Desk on the First Floor.
  • Gerald M. Kline Innovation Space: The new I-Space houses several 3D printing devices in addition to other high-tech equipment
  • The Igloo - A 360° shared viewing immersive theater.
  • Virtual Reality Room
  • Immersive Design Research Lab
  • Basic Needs Center: Room 011.
  • Lactation Room: Room 012.
  • BMAC Group Study Room: Room 013.
  • Accessible bathrooms are located through the doors on the West wall.

Items that were formerly located on the lower level that have moved:

  • Audiobooks: ARE NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE, link to them via OneSearch.
  • Current Newspapers: Print newspapers are organized by title and ARE NOW LOCATED ON THE FIRST FLOOR.
  • Current Periodicals: Latest issues of journals, and magazines that are not available online. Journals and magazines are shelved by call number and ARE NOW AVAILBLE ON THE FIRST FLOOR
  • Map Collections: General maps as well as topographic, road, subject-oriented, and geologic maps ARE NOW ACCESSIBLE BY ASKING AT THE FRONT DESK.
  • Microforms: Microfilm, microfiche, and microcards are all ACCESIBLE BY ASKING AT THE FRONT DESK.
  • Microform Reader/Printers: Machines where you can read, save (bring a flashdrive) and/or print ($0.10/page) copies of microforms ARE NOW LOCATED ON THE FIRST FLOOR

1st Floor

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Map of the 1st floor as described below

 

  • Reference Collection: This collection of printed resources includes such things as encyclopedias, indexes, dictionaries, and almanacs. Reference books can be used in the library but cannot be checked out.
  • Librarians at the Research and Information Desk: This is a great place to start your research. Librarians will assist you in determining research strategies for your project or paper and will assist you in selecting and using the Library resources.
  • Main Entrance
  • Circulation Desk: Check out books here. Get help with your Library Password. It is also the Library's Lost and Found. Come here to pick up materials that you requested through BeachReach, LINK+, and ORCA requests.
  • Critics' Choice: Popular fiction and non-fiction available for check out.
  • Caffeine Lab
  • Spidell Technology Center: Computers in this area provide access to all electronic resources such as OneSearch, research databases, eBooks and online journals. Also productivity software, such as Microsoft Office. There is a printing fee of 10 cents per page from these computers. Copiers, a scanner and an add money machine are also available.
  • Spidell 1 Classroom (Room 116) The room was a gift of Robert and Janet Spidell.
  • Current Periodicals: Latest issues of journals, and magazines that are not available online. Journals and magazines are shelved by call number.
  • Current Newspapers: Print newspapers are organized by title and shelved near the Research and Information desk.
  • Microform Reader/Printers: You can read, save (bring a flashdrive) and/or print ($0.10/page) copies of microforms.
  • The Library Tech Hub is located on the south wall.
  • There are accessible bathrooms located in the coffee shop.

2nd Floor

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map of the library's 2nd floor

 

  • The 2nd Floor Reading Room is a group study area and houses the Graduate Center, Graduate Center Offices, and the Thesis and Dissertation Office.
  • The Articulation and Curriculum Assessment office is in Room 214.
  • Children's Collection (Rooms 200 and 204) is a family friendly group study area. Our collection includes books and other materials for children and young adults.
  • Book Stacks with call numbers A - GV include books on Philosophy, History, and Geography
  • Mystery Collection is housed on the north wall of the Stacks area. This collection of paperback mysteries is arranged by the author's last name.
  • Graphic Novels Collection is located on the east wall of the stacks area.
  • CAL Docs and Federal Documents are government publications housed along the back walls of the stacks area.
  • Index and Abstract Shelving houses our print indexes on the west wall of the stacks area.
  • There are accessible bathrooms located in the west hallway.

3rd Floor

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map of third floor described in text below

 

  • The 3rd Floor Reading Room is a group study area.
  • Gerald Kline Instructional Room 305: Librarians teach instruction sessions for classes here.
  • The Masback Science Fiction is housed in the 3rd Floor Reading Room. This collection of paperbacks is arranged by the author's last name.
  • Book Stacks: Items with call numbers H - PQ are kept here. These represent many of the books on Law, Education, and Art.
  • Special Collections & University Archives: This collection contains the University archives and other rare and valuable collections. During the Fall and Spring semesters this area is open Monday – Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., Friday 8:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m., or by appointment. Hours may vary during Winter and Summer sessions.
  • There are accessible bathrooms located in the west hallway.

4th Floor

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4th floor map

 

  • 4th Floor Reading Room is a quiet study area.
  • Student Excellence Instructional Room 409. Librarians teach instruction classes in this room.
  • Book Stacks: Items with call numbers PR - Z are kept here. Includes Literature, Science and Technology, Medicine, Military Science, and Information Science.
  • Library Administration offices are on the 4th floor.
  • There are accessible bathrooms located in the weset hallway.

5th Floor

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Map of the 5th floor as described below

 

  • 5th Floor Reading Room is a group study area featuring comfortable furniture and power outlets at every seat.
  • Mediascapes allow multiple devices to be projected onto a screen
  • Group Study Carrels allow students to work together and display their personal devices on a group screen
  • The Technology Help Desk is located on the west wall of the study area.
  • University Honors is located in room 507.
  • The Interfaith Center is located in room 502.
  • There are accessible bathrooms located in the west hallway.