Powell Library Floor Maps. Books with call numbers A-QA are on the first floor Book Stacks. Books with call numbers QC-Z and oversize books (with an * preceding the call number) are on the ground floor of Powell Library.
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. You can request materials from anywhere in the world using the Interlibrary Loan service—you don't even have to specify where it's coming from—but it may take weeks or months to get here, and extremely rare materials may not be available for loan.
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Once you've found a book you want, write down the call number and make a note of which library it is in. Check the map to see where it is on the shelf. (Note: Powell Library is called "College Library" in the catalog).
If the book you want is located in the SRLF (the Library's storage facility) you have two choices to retrieve it:
For more details on finding, retrieving, and using items from SRLF, visit the SRLF webpage.
If your book is checked out, you can recall it and the library will hold it for you when it is returned. The person who has the book checked out will receive an email telling them that someone else needs the book and the new due date will be 7 days from when the recall request was made.