Project Details

Construction Plans - Miller Nichols Learning Center (classroom addition) - Scheduled completion, Fall 2013

Ground Floor

  • Stair and elevator access to library ground floor
  • Base of 340 seat auditorium, "The Jeannette Nichols Forum"

Miller Nichols Learning Center Ground Floor Plan

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First Floor

  • Main entrance to Learning Center and Library
  • Lower tier seating of 340 seat auditorium, "The Jeannette Nichols Forum"

Miller Nichols Learning Center First Floor Plan

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Second Floor

  • Higher tier seating of 340 seat auditorium, "The Jeannette Nichols Forum

Miller Nichols Learning Center Second Floor Plan

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Third Floor

  • Two, 200 seat / one, 400 seat combined classroom "The Courtney S. Turner Lecture Hall"

Miller Nichols Learning Center Third Floor Plan

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Fourth Floor

Miller Nichols Learning Center Fourth Floor Plan

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 Current Miller Nichols Library floor plans following completed Phase 1 renovations

Ground Floor (partial renovations)

  • Music/Media
  • Marr Sound Archives
  • Microforms
  • Listening and viewing area
  • Scanning and Printing
  • Study areas
  • Music Reference, scores
  • Books--call numbers: M
  • Library Receiving Room
Floor map of the ground floor
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First Floor (fully renovated)

  • Information Commons
  • Access Services
  • Service Desk
  • Universal Access Workstations
  • Microform readers
  • Scanning and Printing
  • Library instruction rooms
  • iX Theatre
  • Robot Cafe
  • Presentation Practice Room
Floor map of the first floor
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Second Floor (partial renovations, to be completed in *phase 2)

  • Study areas
  • IS Computer Lab
  • Writing Center
  • Wolff Collection
  • University Libraries administrative offices
  • FaCET
Floor map of the second floor
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Third Floor (unrenovated, to be completed in *phase 2)

  • MNL-CR (Room 303)
  • Study areas
  • Sunderland Library Technical Center
  • Book--call numbers: N-Z, oversize q
  • Study areas (Quiet zone)
Floor map of the third floor
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Fourth Floor (partial renovations)

  • LaBuddee Special Collections
  • Corky Pfeiffer Reading area
  • Books-call numbers: A-L
Floor map of the fourth floor
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Phase 2 renovations of 2nd and 3rd floor Miller Nichols Library, estimated to begin Fall 2013Floor

Ground Floor (partial renovation)

  • Information Commons
  • Access Services
  • Service Desk
  • Universal Access Workstations
  • Microform readers
  • Scanning and Printing
  • Library instruction rooms
  • iX Theatre
  • Robot Cafe
  • Presentation Practice Room

Miller Nichols Library phase2 Ground floor plan

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First Floor (fully renovated in phase 1)

  • Information Commons
  • Access Services
  • Service Desk
  • Universal Access Workstations
  • Microform readers
  • Scanning and Printing
  • Library instruction rooms
  • iX Theatre
  • Robot Cafe
  • Presentation Practice Room

Floor map of the first floor

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Second Floor (fully renovated)

  • Browsing Collection
  • Library Adminstrative Office
  • Staff Room
  • FaCET
  • Emeritus College

Miller Nichols Library phase2 2nd floor plan

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Third Floor (fully renovated)

  • Music / Media Library
  • Listening and viewing stations
  • Combined LaBudde Special Collections and Marr Sound Archives
  • Edgar Snow Reading Room
  • Special Collections exhibt and event space
  • Collections and Access Management offices and workspace

Miller Nichols Library phase2 3rd floor plan

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Fourth Floor (partial renovation)

  • Interactive Learning Center labs
  • Pfeifer Collection
  • Open Study Space
  • Library Conference Room
  • Dean's Gallery exhibit and event space

Miller Nichols Library phase2 4th floor plan

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