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Floor Maps and Finding Library Materials




Use ScholarOneSearch offsite link to search for materials such as books, periodicals, DVD and sound recordings, and other documents in Snell Library and the NU School of Law Library.

Image from library's search function, showing the item location

Note the location and letter-number classification, or call number (circled above).


Snell Stacks A-Z (Business, Math, Engineering, Health, Science, Social Science, and Humanities, including Literature), Oversize, Favat, Media, Periodical Stacks, and Reference

Level 3 (PDF map)

Snell Annex

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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 level 3 in the periodical stacks near the rear elevator.


Additional Locations

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 3 (PDF map)
Media Level 3  (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 3 (PDF map)
Reference Stacks Level 3 (PDF map)
Reserve Stacks (Course readings and textbooks) Ask at the Help Desk on Level 1
Microform Ask at the Help Desk on Level 1


Snell Library Floor Maps

[Lower Level] [Level 1] [Level 2] [Level 3] [Level 4]

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
(617) 373-8778