A courtesy telephone is located in the photocopier room near the elevators on the 4th floor of the General Library Building. Local, off-campus calls may be made by dialing 9 before the number.
Restrooms are located near the elevators, just outside the double-glass door interior entrance to Special Collections. Restrooms are also available across the breezeway in the Divinity Library.
Due to the fragile nature of many materials in the department, Special Collections staff do all photocopying of materials. Please see our Reproduction and Photocopying page for more information on this service.
Food & Drink
No food or drink is allowed in the Special Collections Reading Room. Smoking is also prohibited.
Since personal belongings are not permitted in the Special Collections Reading Room, lockers are provided free of charge to users of the collections. Special Collections accepts no responsibility for personal items left in lockers.
Lost & Found
Due to limited storage space, Special Collections cannot store personal items left behind by users. After a few days, items will be turned over to Central Library. Please see Central's Lost and Found Policy for more information.
Other Libraries in the General Library Building
The General Library Building is also home to the Central Library, Divinity Library, W. T. Bandy Center for Baudelaire and Modern French Studies, and Government Information Services.
Central Library is located on floors 3-8 of the building. The main entrance of this library is located on the east (or campus side) of the building.
Divinity Library is located on the east side of the 2nd floor of the building. The main entrance of this library is located in the breezeway, off the second floor terrace of the building. Access to the library can also be gained through Central Library by taking the elevator near the front entrance to the second floor.
The W. T. Bandy Center for Baudelaire and Modern French Studies is located on the 8th floor of the General Library Building. To reach the Bandy Center, enter the library from campus side and take the elevator near the Photocopier Room to the 8th floor.
Government Information Services is located on the 4th floor of the building. Enter the library from campus side. The main desk for Government Information is situated just past the main elevators near the Photocopier Room.
The Office of the University Librarian, Copyright Clearance Services, and the Interlibrary Loan department are also located within the building on the 8th floor. Enter the library from campus side and take the elevator near the Photocopier Room to the 8th floor.