About the Library

Library Building Information

Guide to the building

Organized from top to bottom, what each floor of the library offers in regards to information resources, rooms, technology, etc.
Floor Library Collections Offices/Departments Classrooms  Technology  Collaboration Spaces Other Info.

3rd Floor

(Quiet study)

• Circulating books

• Capstones, Dissertations and Honors Projects

• Music Scores

• Music Reference Books

• Oversize books

 

BLI 301 classroom

BLI 302 classroom

BLI 305 classroom

BLI 306 classroom

• 1 computer near the main stairs

• Wired and wireless network access throughout the floor

black-and-white printer/copier

  This is a quiet study floor

2nd Floor

• New Books area

• Journals & Magazines 

• Literary Magazines 

• Children's books

• K-12 textbooks & curriculum materials

• Casual Reading book collection

• Sustainability collection

• Educational Videos/DVDs 

• Center for Teaching and Learning (CLA)

• CLA Dean's Office

BLI  202 classroom

• 5 computers including 1 public near the main stairs

• Wired and wireless network access throughout the floor

• Microfilm readers

• Listening and viewing equipment

New collaboration areas  

1st Floor

• DVDs and Videos (at the Central Service Desk-CSD)

• HUSC DVDs

• Music CDs

• Reference Collection

• Reserve Items (at the CSD)

• Current magazines and newspapers

• Main book display

• Central Service Desk for library and technology support

• Research Librarians' offices

• Library Director's office

• Interlibrary Loan and Library Resource & Acquisition Mgmt.

• Academic Technology consultant

BLI 104 conference room

BLI 131 classroom

• 18 computers

2 black-and-white printer/copiers

• Wired and wireless network access throughout the floor

 Reserve a collaboration space:

 

Non-reservable:

CSD Pod

Water Bottle Fill Stationopen in a new window

outside BLI 131

Make a Suggestion box open in a new window – near the main stairway to the 2nd & 3rd floors

Lower Level

 

• Academic Advising

• Center for Academic Success and Achievement (CASA)

• Tutoring

• Writing and Communications Center

• Recording Studio - BLI  15opens in a new window

 University Archives

• Academic Skills Specialists and graduate assistants with CASA.

BLI 10 classroom

Digital Media Lab - BLI  21

1 color or b/w printer/copier

• Windows/Chromebook Computers 

• Mac computers in Digital Media Lab

• Wired and wireless network access throughout the floor

Digital Media Arts Lab

Water Bottle Fill Stationopen in a new window

across from BLI  28B

Central Service Desk

Get your library, research, and technology questions answered at one location. A blended, walk-up Central Service Desk (CSD) provides seamless help services for technology and library needs. We've created a better support environment for our users by co-locating librarians, academic technologists, library and tech support at the same service desk. Visit us on the 1st floor of Bush Memorial Library. 

Other ways to reach these services:

Technology questions:

Library research or reference questions:

 Computers & Network Connectivity

There are public computers near the center stairs on 2nd and 3rd floor that do not require logins. 

Computers are also available on the 1st floor and also the lower level of the Library and  require a network login (see CSD for guest accounts).

Network jacks are located throughout the building on all floors. Wireless access is available on all floors of the Library.

Contact the CSD - Central Service Desk  (651-523-2220) for assistance.
 

Faxing

You can send an outbound fax from any scanner-printer multifunction device on campus. Incoming faxes are not accepted.

  1. use your Hamline ID to login to a multifunction scanner
  2. select "Scan and Send"
  3. select "New Destination" and then "Email"
  4. for sending off-campus, type "9" then the fax number and then append "@fax" (without the quotation marks),  e.g. 91234567890@fax
  5. verify and press OK
  6. place document faceup in feeder on top and press "Start" button

 Food and Drink in the Library

Food and beverages are allowed in the Library. Food is prohibited in the computers labs and drinks must be covered. Water bottle fill stations (filters) are located both on the lower and 1st floors.

Listening & Viewing Equipment

The following audio equipment is available in Bush Library:

  • 2 DVD/VCR combination players (2nd floor)
  • Computers can play DVDs or audio CDs (1st floor) -- disc tray located on right side base of computers 
  • Headphones (available at the Central Service Desk, 1st floor)

Contact the Central Service Desk (651-523-2220) for assistance.

Microfilm/fiche Readers

Microfiche/Microfilm readers are located on the 2nd floor of the library. Microfiche/film images can be downloaded to a patron-provided flash drive for storage, printing, or sharing. Images cannot be printed directly from fiche/film to paper.

Contact the Central Service Desk (651-523-2373) for assistance.

Printing, Copying & Scanning

Black-and-white printer/copiers are available on most floors and require a Hamline ID to use. One color copier/printer is available on the lower level. All printer/copiers have scan, email and outgoing fax capabilities. Additionally, one flatbed scanner connected to a computer is available on the lower level. For more information on printing and photocopying on campus, please see the FAQs on printingGoogle Doc, visit the Piper Xpress page or contact the Central Service Desk.

Quiet Study Floor

The 3rd floor of the Library is designated as 'quiet study'. We request that you keep conversations to a minimum on this floor.

Restrooms

Restrooms are located in the northeast corner on each floor of the Library. Head towards the back of the building, down the hall. The lower level has additional restrooms to the left when coming down the front (main) stairs, and then down the hall to the right .

Scheduling Rooms

 Reserve a collaboration space

Classrooms and computer labs in the Library can be scheduled through Classroom and Event Management (25Live®) .

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