Two Libraries Closed Winter Break

Oct 13, 2010

In preparation for their merger into the new Literatures and Languages Library, the English Library and the Modern Languages and Linguistics Library will be closed from Friday, December 17, 2010 to Monday, January 18, 2011, when the new library opens in room 225 in the Main Library building.

Core Library services will remain available to English Library and Modern Languages and Linguistics Library users over Winter Break.  Faculty from both will be available for consultation during the move and many related print materials will be accessible through the Main Stacks, The Rare Book & Manuscript Library, and other locations.

Building on the long tradition of excellent service in the English Library and Modern Languages and Linguistics Library, the Literatures and Languages Library will support research, teaching, and learning in disciplines related to the study of English and Western European literatures and languages, comparative literature, cinema studies, linguistics, and translation studies.

Throughout the spring semester, the Literatures and Languages Library will also share space with the Slavic and East European Library in the south end of the Reading Room in 200 Library.  After the Slavic and East European Library closes and becomes part of the new International and Area Studies Library planned for 321 Library, the south end of 200 Library will become a periodicals reading area for the Literatures and Languages Library.

Details about these projects are available on the Library’s New Service Models website.  If you have any questions about the Literatures and Languages Library, please contact Paula Carns, Head, Literatures and Languages Library. If you have any other questions about Library services, please contact Scott Walter, Associate University Librarian for Services and Associate Dean of Libraries.

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