Can I borrow a laptop or use my own laptop at the library?
You can plug your laptops into the more than 110 data ports available in the library, located in the study rooms, along the outer walls of the second and third floors and along the side counter in the MudBox cafe. Wireless network is also available (see the University Portal for setup instructions).
Laptops may be checked out from the Copy Center for library use.
Textbooks, curriculum guides, juvenile reference materials and literature, tests and videocassettes to support degree programs offered through the School of Education are available on the third floor in the Curriculum Materials Center.
Does the library have both recent and older magazines?
Current magazines, journals and newspapers are stored in the current periodicals reading room on the lower level. Earlier issues and additional titles are available electronically and through the WRLC document delivery system.
Does the library offer services to people with disabilities?
Assistive technology workstations are available on the second and third floors, and at Anderson Computing Complex. Needs assessments, assistive technology training, research assistance, material retrieval, and a limited amount of free photocopying are available to authorized users upon request. For more information, call (202) 885-3194 (V/TTY).
Where is the Archives/Special Collections department and what holdings do they have?
The Archives/Special Collections department is located on the third floor. Their holdings include early and rare U.S. math books, Japanese history and wood block prints, performing arts programs, vintage radio news and entertainment programming and materials related to the history of the University.
For more information regarding Archives and its materials, click here.