This is an text guide of Cook Library on the third and main floor.
Enter from the outside through the double doors to enter the vestibule. Immediately to the right is a door to stairs to the Media Center. From the entrance, to the left you'll smell coffee from Starbucks. From the front of the Starbucks turn right. Walk a few steps. On the left there are two unisex handicap accessible restrooms. Straight ahead is a door to the 24/7 Study Space. If you walked through the door into the 24/7 Study Space, you could walk straight ahead to another door that leads to the main part of the library. Trash cans will be on your right and study booths will be on your left. There is a fire escape along the far left wall.
Backtrack to the main entrance. Walk forward from the main entrance and through the double doors into the library lobby. In front of the doors is a security desk that is staffed at night. Directly to the right is CopiesPlus. To your left is a door to a staircase to other floors. Also to your left is an elevator to the other floors in the library. The elevator buttons are approximately three feet above the ground. Walk past the desk through another set of double doors to enter the main part of the library.
Walk approximately 15 steps. To the right will be the Circulation and interlibrary loan desk. Behind the desk are library staff offices room 317. To the left is the Research Help Desk. In front of the Research Help Desk is the second entrance to the 24/7 Study Space.
Continuing back from between the Research Help Desk and Circulation & Interlibrary Loan Desk, walk forward. There may be chairs in your path. There will be rows of computers on either side of you. To the right, through a set of doors, will be a group study room.
Continue to walk forward until you reach a back wall. Turn left and you will reach a door on your right to the library staff offices, room 329, and on your left will be several book cases of reference books. At the end of the back wall, on your right, is a door to a fire escape exit. Backtrack along the back wall and around the corner to the left into an L shaped hallway. In front of you is another door to the library staff offices, room 329. To the right is an elevator. Walk a few steps and turn right. To the left are women's and men's restrooms. To the right is a door to a staircase to other floors. In front of you is a door to a fire escape exit.
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Last updated: January 25, 2018.