The biology library is no longer available as a pick-up location on Requests in the catalog. It will also be removed from the Mobius catalog options soon. In the future, please choose Olin Library Circulation or another library if that is more convenient. I hope stopping at Olin Library will be fairly convenient to most biofolks. As an experimental service for people with biology department mailboxes, if you have materials available for pick-up at Olin Library Circulation that you would like to have delivered to biology, just forward your email notice to Ruth Lewis.
August 6: current unbound journals move to Olin Library Level 1 Periodical area
August 7, 5 pm: Biology Library closes permanently
August 10-11: authorized ID card access (afterhours users) or by-appointment access only to the Biology Library
August 12-14: books and journals are moved to Olin Library (Level B and staging areas on Level 1)
August 10-17: throughout this period, Ruth Lewis will move to Olin Library room 139. Her phone number 935-4819 and email address firstname.lastname@example.org will remain the same
August 17-25: biology materials are available in Olin Library but there may be a transition period as interfiling with the Olin Library collection happens; in addition to interfiling book call numbers, journal and review serial volumes will need to be interfiled by call number since they were filed alphabetically by title in biology Tips for dealing with the transition:
Try not to plan work with paper biology library books and journals August 10-14; contact Ruth Lewis is you do need something during that period!
Get your fall 2009 reserve lists in as early as possible; in addition to a little inevitable confusion in the stacks, we will have a new Reserves system for everyone this fall.
Check the online catalog and remember to jot down the call number (even if it's a journal) and level (A,B, 1, 2 or 3) before you come over to Olin Library
Keep Ruth informed about your library needs; I can't work on solutions if I don't know about problems, plus I'll be missing you all. I hope to have some visitors over in Olin Library! Just ask at the front Help desk and folks there will be happy to help you find me the first time. I'll be in Olin room 139.
The public printer is no longer available in library and level 2 Life Sciences Building public workstations. Printing is available in most other campus libraries. Color printing is available in Chemistry Library, Earth & Planetary Sciences Library, the Art & Architecture Library and the Arc (in Olin Library). More printing info.
The public copier in the Biology Library is no longer available. (For biology department users, your department machine is still in place.) Non-Biofolk who need to copy will need to check out materials and take them to another location.
Most materials formerly shelved in biology reference and biology permanent reserve have been transferred to the biology general stacks, so they will go to Olin Library level B with the major move later this summer. A few volumes have been transferred to the Reference shelves in Olin Library level 1. In cases where there were already copies at Olin Library, the biology library copies have been withdrawn.
Biology books with call numbers A-P (except oversized books) have been transferred to Olin Library.
Your questions, concerns and suggestions are always welcome! Ruth Lewis email email@example.com phone 935-4819.