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Stack Guide

Books, journals and media are classified according to the Library Of Congress Classification Scheme.

Patrons have direct access to the Main Stacks for browsing and selecting books.  

Falvey Main & Falvey West Stacks Guide
Falvey West - Ground Floor A -  BR
Falvey West - First Floor BS - D
Falvey West - Second Floor DA - DX
Falvey Main - 3rd floor E - PM
Falvey Main - 4th floor PN - Z

All journals and newspapers in the Library's collection are arranged by Library of Congress call number, with the current issues shelved on the first floor of the library. Bound volumes are housed in a remote storage facility. Articles from those journals can be scanned and sent electronically (Document Delivery) to patrons.  Volumes can also be retrieved (Remote Storage Retrieval Request) for those patrons who prefer to use the physical item.

For an interactive view of our stacks or to locate a specific book, check out our interactive map here.

Patrons may search for books, DVDs, and other circulating materials using the Library catalog and retrieve circulating materials from Falvey West stacks on the ground, 1st, and 2nd floors and the Main Stacks on the 3rd and 4th floors or from Popular Reading collection on the 1st floor. Our interactive map will help you located these different areas of the Library. Course Reserve materials are located on the 1st floor and some can also be accessed online. Any questions about circulating materials or access policies can be directed to a service desk staff member at (610)519-4271 during regular library hours.


Last Modified: 2017-04-25 15:40:55