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  1. Government Documents Reference Desk
  2. Government Information Research Workstations
  1. Government Documents Microform Room
  2. Honors College

Materials shelved on the Fifth Floor:

Fifth Floor Stacks
  • Jackson
  • Superintendent of Documents (SuDOCS)

A librarian assists a student with her research at the Government Documents reference desk

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Stop 1 -- Government Documents Reference Desk

The reference desk on Fifth Floor is staffed by librarians with special knowledge of the government documents collection. They are also familiar with the specialized tools and resources needed to find and use government documents. Government documents may also be checked out at this location. The Patents & Trademarks Depository Library is found here, as well.

Go to the Government Documents Home Page
Go to the Patents & Trademarks Library Home Page

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One bank of four computers in the Government Documents reference area

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Stop 2 -- Government Information Research Workstations

In addition to Internet and Library research workstations, the Government Documents Department offers extensive resources on CD-ROMs. These workstations index or provide primary resources published by the United States government.

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View of the microform cabinets and two readers in the Government Documents Microform Room

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Stop 3 -- Government Documents Microform Room

Because many government documents arrive on microfiche or microfilm, readers and a reader/printer are available in the microform room. The room and assistance for finding materials or using the equipment is available the same hours as the Government Documents reference desk.

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Librarian talking with an Honors College employee in the hall between the Honors Offices and Lounge

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Stop 4 -- Honors College

Although not a part of the library, the University Honors College (405-744-6799) is housed on the Library's Fifth Floor. The Honors College occupies rooms 509 - 511. In addition to the Offices, there is a study lounge for the use of students in the Honors College.

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Color Legend: *

Orange block indicates Group study area   Group Study Area: Small groups and moderate conversation allowed, no cell phone use.

Green block indicates Quiet study area   Quiet Study Area: Quiet conversation allowed, no cell phone use.

Blue block indicates Silent study area   Silent Study Area: No conversation, no cell phone use.

* All study areas have signs posted with the applicable description.

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