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4. 2nd Floor Collections
On this floor, you'll find:
Reference Collection: Here you'll find specialized reference materials including encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, and more. These items are in-library use only and don't circulate. Many additional reference resources are available online.
Periodicals: Here you'll find print journals and newspapers. We've got the latest issues of the Chicago Tribune, The New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal, and other important titles. Periodicals are in-library use only and can't be checked out. There are thousands of journals and newspapers available online through the Library with your Campus Connect credentials.
Microforms: Here you'll find reproductions of historical newspapers, rare books, and manuscript collections on microfilm and microfiche.
Media: Here you'll find DVDs, CDs, and records to check out for your study breaks. We've also got a huge selection of streaming video resources, including feature films, documentaries, and more.
Curriculum Materials Collection: Here you'll find K-12 textbooks, children's and young adult literature, and activity books for use in building lesson plans and curriculum units.
5. Gender Neutral Bathroom
A single-occupancy, gender neutral restroom is available on this floor.
6. Printing, Copying, and Scanning
Additional printers, copiers, and scanners are available on this floor, along with a self-service poster printer.
Here, you'll also find microform readers which provide a way to access to microforms with reproductions of rare books, newspaper archives, and other materials that may not be available through our online databases. You can check out lenses for the microfilm readers and get help with them at the Access Services Desk.
In the center of the floor is a scale model of the church of Saint-Jacques and Saint Jean-Baptiste in Folleville, France. In this church on January 25, 1617, St. Vincent de Paul asked the Vincentian question, “What must be done?” You can learn more about St. Vincent de Paul and the Vincentian tradition in the digital Vincentian Collections.