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Meet the Learning Commons: Architecture Library

by John Schlinke, Architecture Librarian 

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You can find the Architecture Library in the School of Architecture, Art and Historic Preservation (SAAHP) at the south end of the main corridor. It is a branch of the University Libraries and its collections are focused on the built environment – architecture, urbanism, and historic preservation. The two-story library space contains about 24,000 books as well as holdings for about 360 journals. Despite being a smaller library with a special focus, the Architecture Library is open to everyone at RWU. There are a variety of seating options–soft seating, carrels, small tables, and larger tables for group study. There are nine thin-client computers available, two flat-bed scanners, a KIC bookeye scanner (very popular), and a combination photocopier/printer (black & white only). Especially at the end of the semester, when study space is at a premium, students may want to come to the Architecture Library for a quiet place to focus.

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The members of the Architecture Library staff are:

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John Schlinke, Architecture/Art Librarian – jschlinke@rwu.edu, 401-254-3833

LearningCommonsPortraits2014_DeAlmeidaClaudia_0004Claudia DeAlmeida, Circulation Coordinator – cdealmeida@rwu.edu, 401-254-3679

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Madeline Dalessio, Evening Circulation Monitor – mdalessio@rwu.edu, 401-254-3679

 

Along with a complement of friendly and dedicated student employees, all the staff members are more than happy to help you. Please stop by and see us when you get a chance.

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