3rd Floor: Quiet Conversation
Specialized assistance and access to research material housed in LaBudde Special Collections is available at their service desk. General library questions should be directed to the first floor service desk.
Room 326, the research room for LaBudde Special Collections, is a quiet study area and is open to all library users. However, there are restrictions on this space, including:
- No food or drink is allowed within this space
- Priority is given to researchers consulting the department's material
- Access is limited to open hours of the department, which differ from the rest of the library
- Wireless internet
- Power outlets at research tables
- 1 computer station with 2-way monitor (located at the public service desk)
- 1 listening/viewing station with record player, TV/VHS player combo, and desktop computer (restricted to LaBudde Special Collections researchers)
- Interactive touchscreen monitor, Starr Women's Hall of Fame (located outside LaBudde Special Collections)
- Interactive touchscreen monitor, Edgar Snow Reading Room (located within LaBudde Special Collections)
Renovation of the LaBudde Special Collections was made possible in part by a challenge grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.