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
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, Digitization Lab, Consultation Rooms)
Reference Reading Room (Current Periodicals, 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 Collections)
University Graduate School and GradGrants Center

Shifting is in progress on floors 5 and 6. If you need help finding books, ask a librarian.

Sixth Floor

Research Collections: call numbers DG209 - E183.9 ; DT (African Studies Collection)

Seventh Floor

Research Collections: call numbers E184 - GN ; GV - HN292 ; PQ7081 - PQ9999 ; Folklore Collection ; Latin American Studies Collection

Eighth Floor

Research Collections: call numbers HN293 - NX ; East Asian Collection (Or. Ref., O.C., O.J., O.K.)
All-gender restroom
Grad Commons

Ninth Floor

Research Collections: call numbers P - PF ; PH - PQ3988.5 ; Tibetan Collection

Tenth Floor

Research Collections: call numbers PQ3989 - 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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