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J. Eugene Smith Library

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Last updated: 03 Jun, 2021

The J. Eugene Smith Library is a centrally located hub of services in the heart of campus.  Library services such as research assistance, access to resources, information literacy instruction, and the guidance of professional librarians are offered.   The latest technology, including wifi, pc and mac computers, relevant software applications, printing, scanning, copying, and faxing can be found in the Library.  Besides technology, the space includes over 900 seats, several group collaboration spaces, individual study rooms, a ‘quiet’ floor, as well as classrooms.  The collection of resources includes a large collection of books, ebooks, DVDs, CDs, journals, and electronic databases with thousands of articles to support research and the curriculum.  Instruction sessions are held in the large Library User Education computer classroom.   The Library is also home to other services, for example, the IT Help Desk, the Center for Instructional Technology, the Advising Center, and the math and writing tutoring centers.  Several notable art works grace the building including the Sol Lewitt "Pyramid #5", and Eastern Art Professor Claudia Widdis' "Healing Curtains".   Major events are held in the Johnson Community Room and refreshments are available in the Library Café.

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