One place to connect to inspiring experts, resources, workshops, and exhibits. 

The Scholars' Commons is located on the 1st Floor of the East Tower of Wells Library. Visit our:

  • Exhibition Space designed to help you discover collections, art and even whole new worlds of study
  • Inspiring Makerspace for creative projects
  • Partner consultations with experts from the Center for Survey Research or the Institute for Digital Arts and Humanities
  • Collaboration rooms for group meet ups with colleagues from around campus and around the world
  • IQ-Wall for large-scale, touchscreen presentation of digital objects
  • Digitization Lab for access to professional-grade scanning tools
  • Reference Reading Room to access the print reference collection, including encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, indexes, and bibliographies, and our print periodical collections
  • Secure Reading Room to access requested restricted materials