Hours | Parking | Information | Elevators | Facilities and Adaptive Equipment | Reference Assistance | Retrieving Materials
Last Updated: 1/2017
The CMU Libraries are committed to making the library resources
and services available to all. Please let us know what we can do to help
meet your needs.
Getting to and Around the Libraries
Hours for the Libraries are posted can be found here.
There are 6 non-metered barrier-free (handicapped) parking spots on
Library Drive directly SOUTH of Park Library. There is also metered
parking on Franklin Street directly across the street from the main
NORTH entrance of Finch. Non-metered Barrier-free (handicapped) parking
spots are available in all campus parking lots, including Lot 18
directly adjacent to Finch Fieldhouse NORTH of Park Library, and Lots 27
and 28 which are adjacent to Park Library to the EAST of the building.
access to upper floors of Park Library are located directly ahead of
the Information Desk in the first floor main entry area.
Facilities and Adaptive Equipment
The Adaptive Technology Room is located in 119
Park Library and features adaptive workstations and adaptive equipment.
For more information or assistance and training, please contact Student
Disability Services at 774-3018.
Workstation carrels for library patrons in
wheelchairs are located on every floor in Park Library. Please ask at
the Research Help Desk on the second floor for more information.
Closed-caption decoders: Contact Media Services on the first floor just off the South entrance in Park Library or at 774-3891 for assistance.
Please visit the Research Help Desk on the 2nd floor of the library for help locating information. If you'd like to schedule a one-on-one reference consultation with a librarian please email email@example.com or call 774-3470.
Other questions or problems? Uncertain how to proceed or where to start?
Please contact Rob Faleer, Reference Librarian Liaison for Patrons with
Disabilities, by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 774-3835.
BOOKS: You may have books retrieved and held for you
at the Checkout Desk in Park Library. Call 774-3114 and provide
the desk assistant with the call number(s) and title(s) of the book(s)
you wish to check out.
PERIODICALS AND GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS: Ask at the
Research Help Desk located on the second floor of Park Library. You may also
call ahead at 774-3470. Government Documents, which are located on the
second floor of Park Library, may be checked out like a book.
Periodicals, which are located on the third floor of Park Library, do
not normally circulate, but they can be taken to the Adaptive Technology
Room in 119 Park Library. If you need assistance transporting materials
to the Adaptive Technology Room, a student assistant will be provided
from the Reference Desk. Please call ahead if possible to arrange this
service. A Reference student assistant will return these materials to
their proper locations when you are finished with them.
NON-PRINT MEDIA: DVD format and VHS videocassette format video recordings are available at the Checkout Desk. Call 774-3114 for further information.
CLARKE HISTORICAL LIBRARY: Staff retrieves requested
materials in the Clarke Historical Library, located on the first floor
EAST of Park Library. Although use is generally restricted to the Clarke
Reading Area, special arrangements can be made for patrons with
disabilities. Call 774-3352 for hours and assistance.
Remember: We can assist you best if you call in advance to arrange for reference or retrieval services.
Problems? Please call Rob Faleer, Reference Librarian Liaison for
Patrons with Disabilities, at 774-3835, or Timothy Peters at 774-3720.