The library currently houses over a quarter of a million books, 45,000 print volumes and over 137,000 electronic resources in addition to a variety of special collections. Additionally, there are a wide variety of services and departments available to support research needs.

To better facilitate questions, our getting around the library page describes the different departments and how they can best support your academic needs. If you are interested in the history of the library or library specific policies such as the mission statement or donations policy, please visit these pages or contact with further questions.

The library itself is a very interesting building with a variety of places to study, relax and explore. In particular, we receive many questions about the Latin inscriptions and below are the locations and translations.

Latin Phrases
Our Values
Our Vision

Did You Know?

When the library moved from Smyth to the current building, a human chain of faculty, staff, and students transferred the collection of approximately 40,000 volumes.