The open area near the 6th floor elevators is a great place to store book carts waiting to be unpacked. These shelves were filled in only two days!
This is one of the rooms we’ve been using to store books during the renovation. The books were arranged on shelves in the same order as they would be in an open library. When a student or faculty member needed a book, they would fill out a form, or request the title online, and a… Continue reading
The 5th and 6th floors of 200 McAllister are complete, the 4th floor is still in progress. Last week we received a shipment of books that had been placed in deep storage back in the summer of 2005. These books, boxed and on pallets, await the movers who will start taking them to 200 next… Continue reading
The Circulation Desk The Reference Desk
For the entire time the Library has been in temporary quarters, work within the Technical Services Department of the Library has continued. This means that new books, journals, microfiche and reporter volumes have been selected, ordered, received and catalogued. Since we didn’t have much extra space in the First Floor Library and since there also… Continue reading
The shelving for books in the renovated library is currently being installed. In order to do this, they have to bolt the frame and brace through the carpeting to the concrete below. Once those are in, the book shelves get attached to the uprights. So far, uprights are installed on half of the 6th floor.… Continue reading
The renovation of the 200 McAllister library is going well. The renovated library is going to be a great addition to the Hastings campus. The newly designed study spaces will be popular with students who like to work collaboratively in study rooms or alone in carrels. There will be also be a new leisure reading… Continue reading