Brings Changes at Doe
How to Find Your Way at the Library
During Seismic Upgrade Effort
ongoing seismic renovation of Doe Library-whose ultimate goal is a safer
structure for the Library's collections, researchers, and staff-brings with
it some disruptions to life as usual.
While the renovation work is in progress, services are changing and collections
are being relocated. Detailed and up-to-date information on these changes,
including hours of service, is available on the library web page. The page
an be easily accessed via the Campus
Home Page. Choose "library web" off the "quick access"
menu. From the library web page, choose "what's
A summary of changes follows:
Services and Collections
- Researchers seeking assistance should begin by visiting the Information
Center, located on the first floor of Doe, which is slated to remain open
during the construction period. Experienced staff are available to help
point users in the right direction or refer them to the appropriate subject
specialist. Access will be from the east side of the center (opposite the
main circulation desk).
- The Humanities and Area Studies reading room will remain closed during
the construction period, through August 1998.
- The Morrison Library has been temporarily relocated to the newly christened
Morrison Annex, Room 131 Doe. The Morrison Library is scheduled to reopen
in August 1998.
- Service at the South Southeast Asia Library is unaffected. The library
may be visited during service hours. (Visit GLADIS and consult news hours
- The Art History/Classics Library is open for service as normal. The
classics library can now be accessed via the southwest corner elevator
located near the south entrance to Doe. Signs posted at this entrance point
visitors in the appropriate direction.
- The Government/Social Science Information Service is unaffected.
- The Information Center collection is being enlarged and broadened to
enable staff to provide in-depth reference service and easy access to reference
material by the campus community.
- The Humanities and Area Studies reference collection is being relocated
to the large hall just outside the humanities reading room.
- A few thousand volumes are being transferred to the Information Center.
Several thousand low-use volumes will be left in the reading room and made
available on a delayed basis. (Paging requests should be placed through
information center staff.)
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