Audio Tour

Level Three (Main Floor)

Enter the Mansfield Library on level three. On the far right of the main entrance is the learning commons; this is an area for gathering, socializing, reading, writing, and studying. Math tutoring is held here. Popular books, DVDs, and CDs are located on shelving here. Moving left, the Paw Print is a separate room. The Paw Print has scanning, printing, copying, and binding services. It also has a 3D printer. To the left of Paw Print is a computer lab open area that includes Macs, PCs, multimedia stations, an accessibility computer, public use computers, and a self-service printer. In front of you from the main entrance are display cases and pillars and behind them is the Information Center. The Information Center includes the checkout desk, where you can check out items and inquire about course reserves, holds, fines and more, the reference desk, where you can get research help from librarians, and tech support, where you can get help with common technology problems like NetID access, printing, wifi, and more. To the left is a doorway that leads you to staircases that lead up two floors and down two floors. To the left and right of the staircases are two elevators. If you go through that doorway and turn right, there is a set of three doors that leads to the east faculty area; another open study area. On the far-left side when you enter the Mansfield Library is Administration and the Office of the Dean. To the right of Administration and the Office of the Dean are restrooms. Women on the left, men on the right. Both are accessible. There are four emergency exits on level three: one at each corner of the floor.

Level One

Access level one by elevator or stairs. When you exit the elevator or come to the end of the stairs on level one, there are two doorways with three doors in a row: the first doorway is on your left and the other is ahead and past the men’s and women’s restrooms. Through the left doorway, there three reservable spaces on your left: the Lightboard Studio, the Microfilm Viewing Room, and the Virtual Reality Room, and one directly to your right called the One Button Studio.  Ahead are six computers. Through the right doorway all the shelving is on your left. There are three large blocks of shelving. Between the first and second shelving blocks there are 18 computers and a self-service printer. Directly across from the Microfilm and Virtual Reality Room is a set of drawers and shelving units that house atlases and maps. There are four emergency exits: one at each corner of the floor.

Level Two

Access level two by elevator or stairs. When you exit the elevator or come to the end of the stairs on level two, there are two doorways with three doors in a row: the first doorway is on your left and the other is to the right, ahead, and past the men’s and women’s restrooms. Both lead to one main room. Entering through the left doorway, straight ahead are six computers and to the left are group study rooms numbering 211 through 216. To the right are four groupings of shelves for books. To the far left is the Accessibility Center office. Entering through the other doorway, the classrooms Student Learning Center (room 283) and Buckhous Room (room 284) are located against the wall near the back on the right. On the back wall is a row of unreserved study carrels: these carrels are small study spaces with doors that close. There are four emergency exits: one at each corner of the floor.

Level Four

Access level four by elevator or stairs. Exiting the elevator or coming to the end of the stairs on level four, there are two doorways: the first doorway is on your left and the other is to the right, ahead, and past the men’s and women’s restrooms. The doorway past the restrooms goes to the Mansfield Center. Entering through the left doors, which is three doors wide, there are three rooms to your left against the wall: 407, 408, and 409. To your right there are four computers and book shelving. Theta Rho, the Archives Teaching Room, and Archives and Special Collections are beyond the computers. Inside the doors to Archives and Special Collections there is a staffed desk. To the right of the left doorway is where CDs are shelved and farther down there is a VCR/DVD/Blu-Ray converter. There are four emergency exits: one at each corner of the floor.

Level Five

Access level five by elevator or stairs. Exiting the elevator or coming to the end of the stairs on level two, there are two doorways with three doors in a row: the first doorway is on your left and the other is to the right, ahead, and past the men’s and women’s restrooms. Both lead to one main room. Level five is our quiet floor so while there are individual rooms the doors have been removed. The exception is the first room on the left when you enter through the left doors, this is the Veteran Study Room, room number 504. On the right when you enter through the left doors is a group of four computers and four groupings of book shelves. When you enter through the doors past the restrooms, walk to the back wall and you’ll find the Poetry Corner, room 511. There are four emergency exits: one at each corner of the floor.