Wells Library Building and Collections Directory

Lobby | Ground Floor | West Tower | East Tower

Information about locations of library departments, Partner Units, and collections (including call numbers).


Campus Café
Vending and Lockers

Ground Floor

Bookmark[et] Eatery
Vending and ATM
Media Services (includes media on reserve)
Black Film Center/Archive
Department of Information & Library Science

West Tower

First floor

Learning Commons: group study space
Library Services Desk and Class Reserves
UITS Support Center and Technology Center Consulting (TCC)
Writing Tutorial Services

Second floor

Quiet study space with individual workstations
Browsing Collection
Core Collection: call numbers A-J

Third floor

Quiet study space
Core Collection: call numbers K-Z
Career Reference Collection
All-gender restroom
Disability Services for Students
Assistive Technology & Accessibility Center
Collaboration Technologies

Fourth floor

Group work space
Interview Room
Collaboration Rooms
All-gender restroom
UITS plotter printing (posters) and 3D printing studio

Fifth floor

Group workstations

East Tower

First Floor

Scholars' Commons (Reference Desk, Circulation Desk, Secure Reading Area, Carol and George Derner Reading Corner [new books], Digitization Lab, Consultation Rooms)
Reference Reading Room (Current Periodicals, Reference Reading Room Collection, IU Reference Collection)

Second Floor

Government Information, Maps and Microform Services
Nursing Mothers/Lactation Room
Center for Innovative Teaching & Learning
Library Administration (access via lobby escalator)
Libraries Human Resources (access via lobby escalator)

Third Floor

Staff Offices (Libraries Technical Services and IU Press)

Fourth Floor

Research Collections: call numbers A - DA99
All-gender restroom
Indiana University Archives

Fifth Floor

Research Collections: call numbers DA100 - DG208 and PG (Slavic Collection) ; Tibetan Collection
University Graduate School and GradGrants Center

Sixth Floor

Research Collections: call numbers DG209 - H8 ; PQ7081 - PQ9999 ; DT (African Studies Collection) ; Latin American Studies Collection

Seventh Floor

Research Collections: call numbers H9 - PF ; PH - PJ8060 ; Folklore Collection

Eighth Floor

Research Collections: call numbers PJ8061 - PQ2603 .E378 ; East Asian Collection (Or. Ref., O.C., O.J., O.K.)
All-gender restroom
Grad Commons

Ninth Floor

Books from this floor have been moved. The entire floor is currently under construction and unavailable to the public. If you need help finding anything, ask a librarian.

Tenth Floor

Research Collections: call numbers PQ2603 .E4 - PQ7080 ; PR - Z

Want a closer look at each floor? Check out our Maps for a floor plan of the Research Collections Stacks.

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