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Ex Libris Cafe

The Joseph Regenstein Library

space description

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 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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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.
Prayer Room Reg

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

space description

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 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.
Browsing the Stacks

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.
Bookstacks Row

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.
Searching for Books

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.
Room 122 Clowes Event

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.
A-11

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

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.
Patron Researching

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