The Plaza level is the busiest part of the library, with the campus community entering and leaving, asking for help from staff, and checking out materials at the iDesk.
Science and Social Sciences Collections
Call Numbers: H, J, Q, R, S, T, N
Call Numbers: Ref, 100, 200, 300, 400, 500, 600, 800, 900, Conn Docs, Fed Docs
Quiet Study Area
Law, Military Science & Naval Science, Bibliography & Library Science Collections
Call Numbers: A, K, L, U, V, Z, UConn Theses & Dissertations
• How are books organized in the library?
As with many college libraries, we use the Library of Congress system. Books are organized by subject See Call Number Floor Map for details on locations or pick up a Call Number Bookmark at the iDesk. Materials can be found in Storrs, at a regional campus library or online.
• How do I borrow books from other libraries?
Interlibrary Services allows you to borrow materials at no cost to you from the UConn libraries and libraries worldwide. Materials from other libraries are delivered to Storrs or to the UConn campus library of your choice.
• Where are the study rooms?
Individual (Temporary) research carrels are available on the third floor. Check out a key at the iDesk to use a room for 4 hours.
Group Study Rooms can be reserved online and are located on levels B, 1, 2, 3 and 4.
For more information about library study spaces, consult the Babbidge Library Study Spaces The guide provides an overview of study spaces in the library, including group study rooms.
• How can I get research help?
Chat with Ask a Librarian or ask for help at the iDesk on the Plaza level.
UConn Library Account: View and renew items you’ve checked out from the UConn Library
MyILLiad: View and renew interlibrary loan ILLiad items; request articles, books, media not owned by UConn Library and Scans of materials from the library collection
RefWorks: Manage bibliographies and citations
MyEBSCOHost: (optional): Save search strategies, set up personalized email alerts, and create folders to save results. Create your own account or use your UConn Google account.
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