Due to the current move of library materials, these locations/floor maps may be out of date. Check here for current status updates. We will be updating maps and locations as the project unfolds.
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Note the location and letter-number classification, or call number (circled above).
Snell Stacks A-P (Social Science and Humanities, including Literature and Business
Snell Stacks Q-Z (Math, Engineering, Health and Science), Favat, Reference
Level 3 (PDF map)
Level 4 (PDF map)
*Audio and video materials are shelved alongside the books in Snell Library Stacks.
Current Issues of Periodicals and Newspapers
|General audience periodicals and newspapers are located in the Hub on level 1. View a list.|
|Specialist and research periodical current issues are filed on levels 3 and 4 (see table above) in the overflow areas near the rear elevator. Bound issues are interfiled with the books in call number order.|
|Snell Library Archives, NU Collection or MSS Collection||View more information|
|John D. O'Bryant African American Institute Archives||View more information|
|Favat Children's Collection||Level 4 (PDF map)|
|The Hub (popular and new books and DVDs)||Level 1 (PDF map)|
|Browsing Collection (current journals and newspapers)||Level 1 (PDF map)|
|Oversize||Level 4 (PDF map)|
|Reference Stacks||Level 4 (PDF map)|
|Reserve Stacks (Course readings and textbooks)||Ask at the Help Desk on Level 1|
|Storage (Periodicals, Favat, Government Documents)||View more information|
|Microforms||Level 4 (PDF map)|
Snell Library Floor Maps
School of Law Library
Note: Items labeled School of Law Library are located at the NU School of Law Library, which is in the Knowles building on the corner of Huntington Avenue and Forsyth Street.
See a floor map of the NU School of Law Library.
Help and Information Desk
Level 1, Snell Library