Boxes! Boxes! We need more boxes! Before we
finished packing up the Reference Floor, literally hundreds of boxes had to
be shifted temporarily to the 4th floor.
Power cords, phone cords, new
network cables, old network cables and security cords festooned the power
poles like spaghetti.
Throwing empty boxes around was very
The room begins to take shape
with the delivery of the furniture.
The Periodicals Desk had to be
removed and then re-assembled after the carpeting
Sometimes the sheer amount of
work involved in replacing the books on the shelves seemed overwhelming!
But that was minor compared to
the miles of shelving that had to be re-matched and then installed again.
was worth it
in the end!
Student workstations now number
21, with potential expansion to 32 sometime in the future.
The new open arrangement means
that help from a Reference Librarian is only a few feet away. Students have
expressed their approval and appreciation for a vastly improved research
Looking out through the window
of the Group Study Room - a cozy place to study with your friends.
Private study carrels line "the
tunnel" and make much better
use of the space.
The "tunnel" connects
the reference area to the law collection.
The current periodicals reading
area was made more roomy by removing shelves that protruded into the room.
Some of us:
Rudy, Margaret, Ron, Mary, Tes, Adele, Lorraine, Greg, Darlene, Sandy,
La Vonne, Stephanie, David.
Chris, Laurie, Judy, Jan, Debby, Karen, Robin, Pauline, Steve, Dennis,
Josephine, Peggy, Edna, Maria.