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Milner Library's collections and services are organized into broad subject areas by floor. Each entry below lists the subjects and call number ranges for the floor in question. Follow the appropriate link to view a map of each floor (graphical browsers only).

Floor One

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Subjects: Floor 1 houses the library's onsite storage facility for materials from all areas of the library collection.  This area is closed to the public.  Please visit the Reference Desk to request storage materials.

Learning Space: Computer classroom 164D (one of the library's two instructional classrooms)

Floor Two

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Subjects: Floor 2 includes the general service areas for the entire library. These services are the Reference Desk, the Circulation and Reserve Desks. Floor 2 also houses the Milner Computer Lab, and room 213C, our second instructional classroom.

Call Numbers On Floor 2: Floor 2 houses the Reference Collection featuring all call number ranges, as well as all current periodicals and newspapers.  This floor also holds the census and newspaper microform collections and readers.

Reference Desk: Librarians and staff are available at this desk to answer questions and to help patrons develop their skills in using the library. The reference staff helps patrons use the online catalog and other computer systems, answer reference questions, searchindexes, locate materials, and develop search strategies utilizing appropriate sources from all floors of the library.

Circulation and Reserve Desks: All library materials are checked out from and returned at the Circulation Desk. A bar-coded ID or other appropriate identification must be presented to check out library materials. Materials requested from other library's and storage facilities will also be picked up at this desk. Special reading materials requested by professors for class assignments are at the Reserve Desk.

Learning Space: Computer classroom 213C (one of the library's two instructional classrooms)

Floor Three

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Subjects: Floor 3 houses materials for psychology, philospohy, anthropology, and history. The Library Administration offices are also located on Floor 3.

Call Numbers On Floor 3: A, B, C, D, E, F.

Floor Four

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Subjects: Floor 4 houses materials for business, economics, history, political science, sociology, social work, anthropology, law, criminal justice, geography / maps and Government Documents.

Call Numbers On Floor 4: Government Documents (arranged by their SuDoc call numbers), G, H, J, K.

Map Collection: The Map Collection has major holdings of U.S. and Canadian topographic quadrangle maps, geological maps of many states and countries, aerial photographs, road maps and recreations literature.

Floor Five

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Subjects: Floor 5 houses materials for agriculture, information technology, biological sciences, chemistry, health sciences, home economics, industrial technology, mathematics, physics, photography, and military science. Additional resources are available for clinical psychology, environmental health, geology, occupational safety, physical education, speech pathology, and audiology.

Call Numbers On Floor 5: Q, R, S, T, U, V, Z.

Floor Six

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Subjects: Floor 6 houses materials of various formats (print, audio, video, computer) on education, music, art, film, language, literature, and theater. Floor 6 is also home to Special Collections/Rare Book Room, the Picture File, and the Teaching Materials Center (TMC).

Call Numbers On Floor 6: L, M, N, P. TMC: Easy Readers, Fiction, Non-fiction, Textbooks Collection.

Teaching Materials Center: The TMC contains a representative collection of instructional materials including textbooks, books for children and young adults, and audiovisual materials intended for use by students from preschool through grade twelve. Materials for teachers' professional use include activity books, curriculum guides, teaching aids, publishers' catalogs, and standardized tests.

Special Collections/Rare Book Room: Special Collections houses materials on the circus and allied arts book collection, works of several British and American authors, the Lincoln Collection of Harold K. Sage, subject collections in drama, humor, and history of printing, historical children's literature and textbooks, works from small private presses, 18th and 19th century operatic scores, and limited editions and fine bindings.

Learning Space: Flexible learning spaces in the Southwest, Northwest, and Northeast Corners

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Milner Library
Campus Box 8900
201 North School St.
Normal, Il 61790-8900
Phone: 309.438.3451

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Last Updated: 4/27/17