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This guide will inform the campus about the library renovation.

Renovation Information

Built in 1965, the U. Grant Miller Library has served our campus well. However, it requires significant upgrades in order to meet the needs and demands of our students, faculty, and staff. The renovated library will serve as a center of intellectual enrichment and provide a dynamic set of spaces that will allow the intersection of information, technology, and traditional library resources to nurture innovative ideas.

Some of the changes you can expect to see are:

  • an open floor plan with space for collaborative learning,
  • more space for archives, including a reading room where patrons can use the materials, 
  • ADA compliance,  
  • and a combined user services and reference desk.

Click on the Pictures tab to see renovation photos.

If you have any questions about the renovation of the library, please contact Ronalee Ciocco, Director of Library Services.


Renovation Timeline

  • December 2017-March 2018: Collection Development
  • May 16, 2018 (day after finals end): packing up the entire library and the renovation begins
  • Fall 2018: Library Reopens

Services available during renovation

We will provide the following modified services during the renovation:

  • ILL (InterLibrary Loan)
  • Reference Services
  • Reserves

During the renovation, the entire library and collection will be unavailable.  This includes access to books, periodicals & journals (current and bound), DVDs, CDs, plays, microfilm, and archives material.