Swirbul Library Floor Maps

Floor Maps Overview

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Level S Level 2S Level C 1st Floor Level 3S Level 4S 2nd Floor Level 5S
Level S Level 2S Level C 1st Floor Level 3S Level 4S 2nd Floor Level 5S

LC Call Number Guide

Service Areas

  • Access Services
    • The Access Services Desk is located at the entrance to the Swirbul Library. All materials are checked in and out of the library here. Materials placed on reserve are listed in ALICAT and may be retrieved by professor’s name, course title, or course number from the Access Services Desk. Faculty may complete the Swirbul Library Reserve Services form in order to place an item on reserve.
  • Curriculum Materials Center
    • The Curriculum Materials Center (CMC) provides sample educational materials in all formats to support the teacher education curriculum of the School of Education. As such, the CMC supports the School’s instructional programs, particularly in the areas of elementary and adolescent education, art education, bilingual education, ESL, special education, literacy, health studies, and physical education.
      * For assistance, please contact a reference librarian (2nd Floor Reference Desk).
  • Reference Desk and Sager Lab
    • The Reference desk and Sager Lab are located on the second floor of Swirbul Library, adjacent to the Information Commons. Reference Librarians provide individualized reference assistance and help identify the appropriate books, databases, journal articles government documents, and other non-print materials necessary to complete research. The Sager Lab computer lab is dedicated to online research for those who may or may not require assistance from a Reference Librarian.
  • Information Commons

Library Holdings

  • Periodicals
  • Non-Print Media Collection
    • The Non-Print Media Collection, also located at the Access Services Desk, includes films, VHS and DVD video recordings, laser discs, software, audio cassettes, audio compact discs, filmstrips, slides, and CD-ROMS, many with accompanying guides. These materials are available for circulation to the Adelphi community.

      Media resources are fully cataloged and can be accessed via ALICAT by subject or keyword. ALICAT also includes the item descriptions as well as the type of equipment that is required for that media. On-site playback or viewing can be arranged for individuals or groups.

      Arrangements can be made to deliver and pick-up audio-visual equipment on campus. Assistance is also provided for use of microforms and reader-printers.

  • Reference Desk and Sager Lab
    • Since 1966, Swirbul Library has served as a selective federal depository library. Adelphi has the most extensive collection on Long Island of documents issued by the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Justice Department, and the Department of Veterans Affairs, as well as titles from many federal agencies. Current library holdings include almost 200,000 titles.

      Selected government documents are cataloged and can be accessed through ALICAT.  The Government Documents Collection, in both paper and microfiche formats, is located on the second floor. In addition, some government documents are included in the main reference and circulating collections. Reference assistance in the use of government documents is available at the Main Reference Desk.

      * For assistance, please contact a reference librarian (2nd Floor Reference Desk).

  • Adelphi Theses
  • Videocassettes/DVDs
  • Music Scores
  • Folios (Oversized Volumes)
    Second Floor
  • Juvenile Books (PZ Call Number)