Graduate Student's Guide to Libraries: Home

This guide outlines services and resources for graduate students in all disciplines


Welcome to Raynor Memorial Libraries! This guide serves as a starting point for graduate students' use of the libraries. Use the blue tabs above for more information on specialized topics.

Students who use this guide may also want to check out these guides:

About the Libraries

The John P. Raynor, S.J., Library, which opened in August 2003, offers more than 240 networked PCs and seating for 1,100. Memorial Library, accessed via the second-level bridge, offers quiet study space for more than 1,000 and houses the bulk of the libraries' 1.7 million volume collection, including books and most bound journals. All spaces in the two buildings are equipped for wireless Internet access.

Raynor Library houses:

Memorial Library houses:
  • Information Services
  • Access Services
  • Current periodicals
  • Class Reserves and Audiovisual Services
  • University Archives and Special Collections
  • Browsing Collection
  • Center for Teaching and Learning
  • Funding Information Center
  • Ott Writing Center
  • Digital Scholarship Lab
  • Two library classrooms
  • Conference Center
  • Interlibrary Loan
  • Access Services
  • Technical Services staff
  • Bound journals
  • Most of the Libraries' book collections
  • Reading and study space for more than 1,000 students

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