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Sac State Library Orientation

Library Floor Maps

Library Floor Maps

The Library has six floors. Throughout, you can find group study areas, spaces for quiet study, computers, printers, and books.

Take the floor tour to learn about all the library spaces, click on maps just to see the floor maps, or keep reading to get a description of the highlights.

What's on Each Floor

Lower Level

  • Friends of the Library Book Bin
  • Lots of open seating
  • Sokiku Nakatani Tea Room
  • Pre 1980 print journals

First Floor 

Floor 1 is the main entrance for the University Library 

  • Book Check Out
  • Course Reserves
  • Ask Desk
  • Use Desk (checkout of laptops, books, DVD's)
  • University Library Gallery (Art)
  • Carlson Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • StingerStudio Makerspace

Other entrances to University Library units

  • Gerth Special Collections & University Archives
  • Campus Testing Center 

Floor 2

North Side

  • Research Consultations Cubes
  • New Books Display
  • IRT Computer Lab
  • Family Study Room
  • Reference books, government documents and oversize books
  • Maps & Atlases

South Side (the side with the large windows looking out toward the Well)

Books and call numbers ranging A-HZ cover the subjects:

  • Religion
  • Psychology
  • World History
  • American History
  • Geography
  • Social Sciences

Floor 3

North Side

  • Collaborative Study Area
  • Tsakapolous Hellenic Collection

Books with call numbers J-PR 1199 include the subjects:

  • Political Science
  • Law
  • Education
  • Music
  • Fine Arts
  • Language and Literature (find a good novel to read!)

South Side  (the side with the large windows looking out toward the Well)

  • Collaborative Study Area
  • First Year Experience 
  • Group Study Areas
  • Sac State Theses and Dissertations
  • Print journals 1980 to current
  • Print Newspapers

Floor 4

North ( there is no South side on 4)

  • Quiet Study Area
  • Graduate Study Area‚Äč
  • Community Engagement Center
  • Peer Advising & Resource Center (PARC)

Books in the call number range PR 1200 - Z include the subjects:

  • Literature
  • Science
  • Medicine/Health
  • Agriculture
  • Engineering & Technology

Floor 5

  • Library Administration
  • Quiet Study Area


Last Updated: Feb 13, 2024 10:23 AM