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Floor Directories

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Floor Directory

26 Teaching Commons
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25 Special Collections and University Archives
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Archive Collections Storage
Books Stacks and Best View
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East Asian Reference Collection, H.M. Bond Center, W.E.B. Du Bois Center
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East Asian Collection, Near East Collection, Juvenile Collection, Masha Rudman Collection, and Book Stacks
Dissertations & Theses (Umass Amherst Graduate) Ranges 103-110 and Book Stacks
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Office of Scholarly Communications, Center for Measuring University Performance
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Book Stacks
Book Stacks
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OIT Computer Classrooms and Faculty Writing Place
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Book Stacks
Book Stacks
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Davis Collection
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Book Stacks
Book Stacks
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Learning Resource Center
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Art & Photography
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Book Stacks
OIT Computer Classrooms
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Media (Viewing/Listening), Music Scores & Monuments, Law (circulating)
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Law (non-circulating), Current Newspapers and Magazines
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Library Offices
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Digital Media Lab
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Map Collection, Quiet Study Area
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Entrance/Exit: Building Operations Desk, Cafe, General Information Desk, New Book Shelf, Self Check-Out
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M Lower Level: Academic Advising, Assistive Technologies Center, ATM, Calipari Library Instruction Room, Circulation/Reserves Desk, FAX, Garden, Interlibrary Loan & Five College material pickup and return, Laptop and Multimedia Equipment Lending, Learning Commons, Learning Commons and Technical Support Desk, Microform (Viewing, Scanning, & Printing), Network Jacks, Reference & Research Assistance Desk, Writing Center
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Key to Icons:
accessible restroom icon = Accessible Restroom library catalog icon = Library Catalog
printer icon = Printer
audio/visual icon = Audio/Visual lockers icon = Lockers Mac computers icon = Macs
cell phone booth icon = Cell Phone Booth
PCs icon = PCs bathrooms icon = Restrooms
copier icon = Copier service desk icon = Service Desk

Call Number Directory

 Books and Periodicals (UM W.E.B. Du Bois)
Call numbers beginning with: Floor:
A 8 General Works
B 20 Philosophy, Psychology, Religion
C 15 History
D-DR 15 History
DS-DZ 14 History
E 14 History
F 14 History
G 18 Geography, Anthropology, Recreation
H-HD 7999
18 Social Sciences
HD 8000-HZ
17 Social Sciences
J 8 Political Science
K (cirulating) 6 Law
K (non-circulating)
5 Law
L 20 Education
6 Music
N 9 Art
P-PQ 5999
12 Language and Literature
PQ 6000-PT
11 Literature
PZ 21 Children's Literature
Q 23 Science
R 23 Medicine
S 23 Agriculture
T (except for TR) 23 Technology
TR 9 Photography
U 23 Military Science
V 23 Military Science
Z 21
Note: If the call number is followed by either the word Folio or the word Oversize, it is too large to fit on the standard shelves and is located on Ranges 1 or 2 of the floor.


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Last Edited: 7 March 2014