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Crerar Mother's Room

The John Crerar Library

features of Crerar Mother's Room

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A Mother's Room on the first floor offers space to parents to feed or change their young children. It features two lounge style chairs, a sink, and a changing counter.
Crerar Mother's Room

Crerar, Lower Level West

The John Crerar Library

features of Crerar, Lower Level West

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Crerar's Lower Level West is home to Crerar Circulation and Reserve, 010 Reading Room, two bookable study rooms, and all of Crerar's collections in compact shelving.
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D'Angelo Law Reference Desk

The D'Angelo Law Library

features of D'Angelo Law Reference Desk

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Reference services are available here.
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Eckhart Library

Eckhart Library

features of Eckhart Library

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Eckhart Library is located on the second floor of Eckhart Hall, home of the Department of Mathematics. Eckhart Library is home to approximately 13,000 volumes, most research level monographs, and selected textbooks in mathematics.
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Ex Libris Cafe

The Joseph Regenstein Library

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The Ex Libris seating area remains open during all the hours that Regenstein is open while the cafe is closed. Ex Libris and the A Level Reading Room are the only spaces in Regenstein where meals and messy or smelly food are permitted.
Ex Libris Cafe

ID & Privileges Office

The Joseph Regenstein Library

features of ID & Privileges Office

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The University of Chicago ID & Privileges Office offers a variety of services to the University community, including Library access and privileges.
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Mansueto Viewing & Listening Station

The Joe and Rika Mansueto Library

features of Mansueto Viewing & Listening Station

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The Mansueto Viewing & Listening Station is a private study room that provides individual patrons with equipment to listen to audio recordings from the Recordings Collection, and is also equipped with a microform scanner. Patrons may request to use the Viewing & Listening Station at the Mansueto Circulation Desk.
Mansueto Listening Station

features of Nursing Mothers' and Women's Prayer Room (Room B-51)

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The Nursing Mothers' & Women's Prayer Room is for the exclusive use of nursing mothers and women seeking a prayer space. Regenstein Room B-51 is located on the building's B Level and is ADA-compliant and accessible.
Mother's Room

Prayer Room (Room B-60)

The Joseph Regenstein Library

features of Prayer Room (Room B-60)

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The Prayer Room (Room B-60), located in the northwest corner of Regenstein's B Level, provides a space for prayer for students and other University-affilated users. Access is granted by UChicago Spiritual Life.
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Regenstein 2nd Floor Reading Room

The Joseph Regenstein Library

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Regenstein's 2nd Floor Reading Room houses several collections and provides a variety of furniture options for quiet study.
2nd Floor Reading Room

Regenstein 3rd Floor Reading Room

The Joseph Regenstein Library

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Regenstein's 3rd Floor Reading Room houses several collections and provides a variety of furniture options for quiet study, as well as specialized equipment.
3rd Floor Reading Room

Regenstein 4th Floor Reading Room

The Joseph Regenstein Library

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Regenstein's 4th Floor Reading Room houses several specialized reference collections and provides a variety of furniture options for quiet study.
4th Floor Reading Room

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Regenstein's 5th Floor East Asian Reading Room houses reference and current periodicals collections dedicated to East Asia and provides a variety of furniture options for quiet study.
Regenstein 5th Floor, East Asian Reading Room

Regenstein 5th Floor Reading Room

The Joseph Regenstein Library

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Regenstein's 5th Floor Reading Room houses several specialized collections and provides a variety of furniture options for quiet study.
5th Floor Reading Room

Regenstein A Level Reading Room

The Joseph Regenstein Library

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The Regenstein A Level Reading Room is an inviting and attractive collaborative learning environment where students, faculty, academic technologists, and librarians can interact. Ex Libris and the A Level Reading Room are the only spaces in Regenstein where meals and messy or smelly food are permitted.
Regenstein A Level Reading Room

Regenstein Bookstacks, 2nd Floor

The Joseph Regenstein Library

features of Regenstein Bookstacks, 2nd Floor

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Regenstein's 2nd Floor Bookstacks houses collections on History (C - F). There are 23 individual study tables along the perimeter of the bookstacks, intended for quiet study. No food is permitted in Regenstein's boosktacks.
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Regenstein Bookstacks, 3rd Floor

The Joseph Regenstein Library

features of Regenstein Bookstacks, 3rd Floor

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Regenstein's 3rd Floor Bookstacks houses collections on Music & Fine Arts (M & N) and Languages & Literatures (PN-PT). There are 28 individual study tables along the perimeter of the bookstacks, intended for quiet study. No food is permitted in Regenstein's boosktacks.
Bookstacks

Regenstein Bookstacks, 4th Floor

The Joseph Regenstein Library

features of Regenstein Bookstacks, 4th Floor

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Regenstein's 4th Floor Bookstacks houses collections on Philosophy, Psychology, & Religion (B) and Languages & Literatures (P-PM). There are 22 individual study tables along the perimeter of the bookstacks, intended for quiet study. No food is permitted in Regenstein's boosktacks.
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Regenstein Bookstacks, 5th Floor

The Joseph Regenstein Library

features of Regenstein Bookstacks, 5th Floor

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Regenstein's 5th Floor Bookstacks houses collections in East Asian (Harvard Yenching and Library of Congress) and on Education (L). There are 25 individual study tables along the perimeter of the bookstacks, intended for quiet study. No food is permitted in Regenstein's boosktacks. Restrooms are located on the east perimeter of the 5th Floor bookstacks.
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Regenstein Bookstacks, B Level

The Joseph Regenstein Library

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Regenstein's B Level Bookstacks houses collections on Social Sciences (G, H, J, XXK), Sciences & Technology (Q-V), and General Works, Bibliography, & Library Science (A, Z). There are several large tables in the center of the floor, as well as a few individual tables and standing height desks along its perimeter, all intended for quiet study.No food is permitted in Regenstein's bookstacks.
Regenstein B Level

Regenstein Room 122

The Joseph Regenstein Library

features of Regenstein Room 122

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Regenstein Room 122 is intended primarily for Library sponsored events. It is temporarily also in use as a teaching space managed by the University Registrar.
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Regenstein Room A-11

The Joseph Regenstein Library

features of Regenstein Room A-11

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Regenstein Room A-11 is intended primarily for Library sponsored workshops and events.
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features of Ryerson Physical Laboratory

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Ryerson Laboratory is not a library, but a number of University of Chicago librarians have offices there.
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The D'Angelo Law Library

The D'Angelo Law Library

features of The D'Angelo Law Library

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The D'Angelo Law Library is the centerpiece of the Law School's Laird Bell Quadrangle, a group of buildings of architectural distinction designed by Eero Saarinen in the late 1950s.
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The Joe and Rika Mansueto Library

The Joe and Rika Mansueto Library

features of The Joe and Rika Mansueto Library

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The Joe and Rika Mansueto Library houses volumes from across all disciplines in a state-of-the-art, underground facility that automatically retrieves items for patrons within 15 minutes.
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The John Crerar Library

The John Crerar Library

features of The John Crerar Library

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The John Crerar Library is home to collections in the biological, medical and physical sciences as well as collections in general science and the philosophy and history of science, medicine, and technology.
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The Joseph Regenstein Library

The Joseph Regenstein Library

features of The Joseph Regenstein Library

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The Joseph Regenstein Library is home to over 4.5 million print volumes focusing on subjects in the humanities and social sciences, as well as business, divinity, and area studies.
The Joseph Regenstein Library

features of The Social Work Library

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The Social Work Library supports the research and teaching needs of the Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice.
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The Social Work Library Reading Room

The Social Work Library

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The Social Work Library reading room is a large open space with a southern exposure of floor-to-ceiling windows allowing for lots of natural light during the day. There are a variety of seating options including couches, a rocking chair, large tables for spreading out your materials, and a pinwheel study carrel. There is also a smaller study area behind the bookstacks with single-user desks. Most of the furniture was either designed or selected by Mies van der Rohe.
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The University of Chicago Dissertation Office

The Joseph Regenstein Library

features of The University of Chicago Dissertation Office

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The Dissertation Office provides support for students submitting doctoral dissertations to programs at the University of Chicago.
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Viewing & Listening Room (Room 307)

The Joseph Regenstein Library

features of Viewing & Listening Room (Room 307)

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The Viewing & Listening Room, located in Regenstein's 3rd Floor Reading Room, contains equipment for playing a variety of audiovisual formats. All equipment requires headphones. Patrons who wish to use Room 307 may borrow a key from Regenstein Circulation on the 1st Floor.
Viewing and Listening Room