Library Information

Central State University
The Hallie Q. Brown Memorial Library: Library Information


The Hallie Q. Brown Memorial Library contains the University's library collections of more than 223,745 volumes, over 846,190 pieces of microfiche and microfilm, 67 current periodical titles, 28,400 bound volumes of periodicals, and collections of phonograph records, tapes, CDs, DVDs, and film. E-books account for over 21,000 and E-journals over 41,000.

The library also houses the University Archives, a curriculum production lab, and two computer labs.


Collections

African Collection - Circulating (Open Stacks) This collection has been integrated into the General Collection.

Archives - Non-Circulating (Located on the upper level adjacent to the elevator)

Black Collection - In-Library Circulating (Closed Stacks) (Located at the Circulation Desk)

Class Reserves - In-Library Circulating (Closed Stacks) (Located at the Circulation Desk)

Desk Reference - In-Library Circulating (Closed Stacks) (Located at the Circulation Desk)

General Collection - Circulating (Open Stacks) (Located on the upper level)

Media Services/Curriculum Library - Circulating (Open Stacks) (Located on the lower level to the left of the staircase)

Microforms - Non-Circulating (Open Stacks) (Located in Periodicals)

Periodicals, Bound - Non-Circulating (Open Stacks) (Located on the east end of the lower level and east end of upper level)

Periodicals, Unbound - In-Library Circulating (Located on the east end of the lower level behind the Periodicals Circulation Desk.)

Reference - Non-Circulating (Open Stacks) (Located adjacent to the Circulation Desk)

Special Reserve - In-Library Circulating (Closed Stacks) (Located at the Circulation Desk)

Wesley - Circulating (Closed Stacks) (Ask at the Circulation Desk)

Open Stacks are available for browsing.
Closed Stacks require staff assistance
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