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Changes to Library Buildings for AY 2021-2022
Seeley G. Mudd Learning Center
The main floor of Mudd was recently renovated and is now home to Client Services. Instructional Technology is also located on the main floor of Mudd. We are excited to share space, skills, and resources in order to provide better customer service to students, staff, and faculty. Please join us in welcoming Client Services and Instructional Technology to the Library!
Mixed soft seating and tables and chairs have been added to the lower level of Mudd.
What is Client Services?
Client Services is the merger of IT Help Desk and the Library’s Circulation/Information desk.
What is the Client Services Desk?
The Client Services desk serves as the primary service point near the entrance of the Seeley G. Mudd Learning Center. This desk is staffed by student employees. Exemplary customer service is our priority. The Client Services desk provides tier one customer support to users, including but not limited to: circulation of Library materials and technology troubleshooting.
Library Computer Lab
The Library classroom has been renovated into a computer lab. When not reserved for a class, a Library or Instructional Technology instruction session, or other event, the computer lab is open to the public. There are printers located in the hallway across from the lab.
Stockwell Memorial Library
The main floor of Stockwell Memorial Library is home to the Cutler Center for Student Success and Read Between the Grinds Cafe. Upstairs you will find Cutler offices, student study space, the TRIO lounge, and peer tutoring. Head downstairs for student study space, the United Methodist Church Western Conference of Michigan Archives, and Stockwell 110.
The tiers hold much of the Library's collection and offer secluded study spaces.
Tiers 1&2: Ps (literature)
Tier 3: Ms and Ns (music, art, DVDs and CDs)
Tier 4: Bound journals
Tier 5: TRIO lounge
Tier 6: Bound journals
Q-Z of the Library collection is located in Stockwell 110
Interlibrary Loan Update
Recently, the Library implemented a new interlibrary loan system, Rapido. This next-generation system allows for the efficient exchange of resources from throughout the world. With over 500 member libraries, Rapido has an impressive fulfillment rate of 95% and an average turnaround time of 11.2 hours for electronic articles and book chapter requests!!! Additionally, physical resources not available via MeLCat may be available through Rapido.
Stop by the "Kai"brary
Kai the Therapy Dog can often be found in the Library. He likes to head over to Library offices for a few treats before he makes his rounds to greet students studying in the "Kai"brary.
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