Answered By: Chris Clouser
Last Updated: Dec 10, 2014     Views: 87

Where you can find a book depends on both the location and the call number from the online catalog.

If the location is listed as Stapleton Library, those books are on the 2nd and 3rd floors.  Those with call numbers beginning A thru K are found on the 2nd floor, and L thru Z are on the 3rd.  If the call number is noted as "Oversize" or begins with a three digit number, those are also on the 3rd floor.

If the location is given as "Special Collections", these are in a separate office on the 3rd floor.  Books marked "Stapleton Reference"  or "Schafer Collection" are found on the 1st floor.  Books marked "Children's Collection" are on the 2nd floor in the Stabley wing of the Library. "Microarea" and "Serials Department" are found on the ground floor.

The catalog also includes our remote libraries.   "Orendorff Music Library" locations are found in Cogswell Hall (just across 11th Street from the main Library and "Northpointe" and "Punxsutawney" are the regional campuses located in Armstrong and Jefferson Counties, respectively.

If you encounter other locations or are not sure where to find a book, just ask at the Reference Desk on the 1st floor of Stapleton.  The librarian there will always be able to help you find the book.

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