Yes the library is more than just books but we cannot talk about the libraries without talking about the physical collection.
Located on the 3rd floor of Waldo, these individual study carrels can be reserved for 4 hours When you are done studying be sure to take a 10 minute break in one of the massage chairs by the back stairs.
Waldo has many different group study rooms on all floors and can accommodate from 2-10 people. They can be reserved for 4 hours. All group study rooms feature tables, chairs and whiteboards. Ask for markers for the whiteboards at the Service Desk. Some of the rooms have large monitors or projectors that you can use with your laptop. Cables and adapters are available in the rooms or for check out.
Located on the third floor, his is a swipe access room for graduate students with computers, printers, quite pods, and group rooms.
Waldo Library has an 200+ computers for you to use to do your classwork. First come first serve, you can log in with your BNID.You will need your Bronco Card to swipe print jobs. How to print:
A video and audio editing software studio that can be reserved by emailing Alex Teal. Respondus is testing software located in the same studio.
On the lower level of Waldo. No reservation needed.
You can use the 3d printers for free and request/reserve through a service hub form. Here is a sample order:
Located at 1650 Oakland Drive, The Zhang Legacy Collections Center is home to our archives, regional history collection and special collections.
Yearbooks, catalogs, photographs, publications, scrapbooks and issues of the Western Herald, all documenting the history of Western Michigan University.
Letters, diaries, oral histories, photographs, public records, publications and much more about the history of southwest Michigan.
More than 41,000 books and other unique items from pop-up children's books to centuries-old medieval manuscripts available for your research, creative and academic projects.
Located on the second floor of Sangren, Swain Library is a space for fostering student collaboration, engagement and academic success. The Western Michigan University campus partners that share this space focus on peer tutoring, global and community engagement, and student entrepreneurship and support. Swain Library is part of University Libraries and helps to move forward our mission to fuel discovery and exploration in new ways.