The general collection comprises the bulk of our print materials and includes tens of thousands of books selected by librarians and members of each department to meet your research needs in each discipline. Works in this collection are located on the Garden Level, shelved by call number.
The Audio & Video Collection includes thousands of feature films, educational films, theatrical performances, documentaries, newsreels, television programs, audiobooks, soundtracks, and other audio visual materials.
As a selective depository library in the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) and the Wisconsin Document Depository Program (WDDP), the library provides access to more than 200,000 electronic documents and an additional 3,000 print documents published by the federal and state government.
Shelved with the General Collection and Educational Materials Collection, the Northland Writers Collection features authors and small publishers from the Upper Midwest. Fiction authors are handpicked by the Writing Program for inclusion to the collection.
Although most of our journals, magazines, and newspapers are available online only through our many subscription databases, we maintain print access to a selected number of titles for general interest browsing and research.
With funding provided by the Undergraduate Differential Tuition for Library Initiatives, the library has partnered with Brodart's McNaughton fiction program to offer a rotating collection of current popular fiction from a wide range of genres.
Looking for some background information on a topic? The Reference Collection includes thousands of encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, style manuals, and other resources to help you start your research.
Thirteen study rooms are available to current students for both individual and group use. You may reserve a room online with the Study Room Reservation System or ask for a room at the Public Services Desk.