ADA Accessible Entrances

Business/SPEA Information Commons - SPEA Building
Use ground level, north entrance, which is directly in front of library. This entrance has electronic doors. Parking is available.

During SPEA Building construction, building access can vary. For most current information, contact the Business/SPEA Information Commons.

Chemistry Library - Chemistry Building
Use electronic door located at southeast corner of Chemistry building that leads to the north part of the building. You will be on the first floor. The Chemistry Library is located on the ground floor. Go north down the hallway and turn left (west) when you come to the end. Go approximately 35 feet and use the elevator on your left (south). Take this to the ground floor and continue west down the hallway until it ends. Turn left (south) and you will be at the entrance to the Chemistry Library. The door is operated by a handle that must be turned to enter. Staff will retrieve any inaccessible materials.

Education Library - Education Building
There are electronic door entrances at the north, south, and east sides of the building.

Fine Arts Library - Art Museum/Fine Arts Building
When the Art Museum is open, enter through the Art Museum. Take the elevator to the second floor, then to the library entrance. To enter through the Fine Arts Building, there are two options. (1) Use ramped curb at the east entrance, facing the parking lot between the Main Library and the Fine Arts Building. Proceed through the first floor hallway to the hydraulic lift (a key is available through Disabled Student Services Office). (2) Use ramp and electronic door at the south entrance, facing Showalter Fountain. At the second alcove on the left, use the hydraulic lift to go to the ground floor. Take the elevator to the first floor. Then follow the directions down the hall from the east entrance. Note: both hydraulic lifts need keys. If the Disabled Student Services Office is closed, call the Fine Arts Library ahead of time to make arrangements: 812-855-3314.

Herman B Wells Library - Herman B Wells Library Building
Limited accessible parking is available in Wells Library parking lot. No accessible parking available? Please call Parking Operations, 812-855-9848.

Building Access (two options)
From Wells Library parking lot, use ramp and electronic door at the cafeteria entrance. This entrance is available only when the cafeteria is open. Immediately after entering building, go down hallway (look for signs directing you to the elevator).

If not entering from Wells Library parking lot, approach building from northeast corner (10th St. & Jordan Ave.) to bypass stairs. Use electronic door at the north entrance of the Wells Library lobby.

TTY/TDD: First floor, West Tower, Adaptive Technology Center, 812-856-4112.

Indiana University Archives - Herman B Wells Library
See information for Herman B Wells Library, above

Life Sciences Library - Jordan Hall
There are three electronic door entrances: the Greenhouse entrance from the north side; the north side near the loading dock; the atrium entrance. Once inside the building, go to the elevator in the north/south hallway between the atrium and the front doors (Third Street entrance) of Jordan Hall. Press the button for 3F. The library entrance is to the right (east) as you exit the elevator. Once inside the library, there are five levels. Only part of Level A (the 3rd floor) is readily accessible. Access to Level B (and the mezzanine level, which is a non-public area) can be arranged. Levels C, D, and part of A are not accessible. Staff will retrieve materials on the inaccessible floors.

Lilly Library (Rare books and manuscripts) - Lilly Library
Front entrance facing Showalter Fountain is fully accessible.

Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center Library - Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center
Use entrance on west side of building (behind the Auditorium) with wheel-chair accessible ramp. Library on first floor.

Optometry Library - Optometry Building
Use east entrance. Library is located at west end of 2nd floor.

William & Gayle Cook Music Library - Simon Music Library and Recital Center
From the Jordan Avenue entrance, take the elevator to Floor 1F. Turn left; the library is at the end of the hallway.

From the western entrances (not entering via Speech and Hearing department), take the elevator up to Floor 1F. Turn left; the library is at the end of the hallway.

Within the library, the elevator will give access to each floor.