Regenstein Call Number and Collections Guide

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Borrowing & Electronic Resources (UChicago Students, Faculty, & Staff Only)

At this time, only current University of Chicago faculty, students, and staff are eligible to borrow from the Library's collections, either in person or via Paging & Pickup.

Most electronic resources are also limited to current University of Chicago faculty, students, and staff, due to licensing restrictions.

Others who wish to consult materials from our collections are encouraged to contact their local academic or public library to request materials via their Interlibrary Loan service.

Bookstacks Call Number Guide

Below is the call number guide to collections in Regenstein's bookstacks. To view floorplans with locations of each class, click on the link for a given floor.

Call Number Floor
A B East
B 4th Floor
C - F 2nd Floor
ƒ (folio/oversized) see note below
G B East
H B West
J B East
L 5th Floor
sM, M - N 3rd Floor
P - PM 4th Floor
PN - PZ 3rd Floor
Q - Z B East
East Asian Collections
East Asian/CJK A - Z 5th Floor
Harvard Yenching/CJK 5th Floor
WCJK 5th Floor

ƒ (folio/oversized): A lowercase ƒ prefix before a call number denotes a folio/oversized item. Folios on the 2nd - 5th floors are shelved at the south end of those floors. Folios on the B Level are shelved in a separate sequence near their class.

Reading Room Collections Guide

Below is the guide to collections in Regenstein's Reading Rooms. To view floorplans with locations of each collection, click on the link for a given floor.

Collection Floor
Classics Reading Room Collection (Room 470) 4th Floor
Current Periodicals and Newspapers 2nd Floor
East Asian Art Collection (Room 420) 4th Floor
East Asian Reference & Current Periodicals (Room 520) 5th Floor
General Reference Collection A - L: 2nd Floor
M - Z, xƒ*: 3rd Floor
Graduate Career Development Resources Collection 1st Floor
Judaica Reference 4th Floor
K-12 Curriculum Materials Collection 2nd Floor
Map Collection (Room 370) 3rd Floor
Microforms Collection 3rd Floor
Middle Eastern Reference & Current Periodicals 5th Floor
Reference Desk Collection 1st Floor
Religion and Ancient Near East Reference 4th Floor
Slavic and East European Reference 4th Floor
Southern Asian Reference & Current Periodicals 5th Floor
Video/DVD Collection A - PN 1992: 3rd Floor
PN 1993 - Z: 2nd Floor

*xƒ (elephant folio/extremely oversized): A lowercase xƒ prefix before a call number denotes an elephant folio/extremely oversized item. Elephant folios in the Reading Room collections are shelved at the end of the A - Z run. in the case of the General Reference Collection, this means that all elephant folios are shelved on the 3rd Floor. There are no elephant folios shelved in the Regenstein bookstacks.