O'Grady Library floor plan -- lower level
The lower level of the
library houses the
Learning and Writing Center with three group study rooms, two pods of
student computers, and a number of study tables and carrels. The Curriculum
Resources room, Special Collections and Archives, an 18 seat computer
seminar/classroom, journals, magazines, and newspapers (both print and
microfiche) and restrooms are also located here.
- Learning and Writing Center and Disability
Support Services: Provides academic learning
resources for students. The free services are available to
all Saint Martin's University students and includes
tutoring, academic workshops and peer-assisted learning.
- Curriculum resources: Developed to
support education students, the room has picture books,
children's and young adults' fiction and non-fiction,
selected textbooks and kits, and education theses.
- Group study rooms: Three group studies
rooms are available after 5 pm on weekdays and on weekends
for student, faculty, and staff use. Contact the Circulation
Desk to reserve a room.
- Journals, magazines, and newspapers:
The library typically keeps print copies of
academic journals and many popular magazines for five years
and newspapers for two months. Titles are organized
alphabetically on the shelves.
- Microforms: Older issues of selected
journals are available in microfiche.
- Seminar room: This is a networked,
18-seat computer classroom that can be scheduled by faculty
and staff for workshops and single class sessions.
- Special collections: This area
contains unique collections, rare books, and the developing
university archives. Requests to view any of these materials
should be made to the library director.
- Technical Services: This is the where
the library's ordering, receiving, cataloging, and
processing of books, videos, and journals takes place.