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Shelving locations in Alexander Library

North Wing - The wing at the back of the building, closer to George Street. It includes the Reference Reading Room and is composed of the Basement Level and Levels 1, 2A, 2B, and 3. It connects to the South Wing on the Basement Level as well as on Levels 1 and 3.

NOTE: Most books that can be borrowed are located in the STACKS in the North Wing and are distributed as follows:

A thru HD2320 - Level 2A
HD2321 thru PQ - Level 2B
PR thru ZA - Level 3

South Wing - The wing closest to College Avenue. It's composed of the Basement Level and Levels 1, 2, 3 and 4. It connects to the North Wing on the Basement Level as well as on Levels 1 and 3.

For additional information on sub-locations, please consult the User Guide for the Rutgers University Library Catalog.

Library Catalog Sub-location
CASSET South Wing, Level 1, Circulation Desk
C-DISC South Wing, Level 1, Circulation Desk
CIRC-DESK South Wing, Level 1, Circulation Desk
DOC North Wing, Level 1 (along George St. windows)
DOCCOM North Wing, Level 1, Alcove off Reference Reading Room (ask at Reference Desk)
DOC-EFOLIO North Wing, Level 1 (behind elevators)
DOC-FOLIO North Wing, Level 1 (behind elevators)
DOCLNJ North Wing, Level 1 (behind elevators, beginning at Stack 79)
DOCLUS North Wing, Level 1 (beginning at Stack 26)
DOCMAP North Wing, Level 1, Map cases (corner nearest parking deck)
DOCM-F North Wing, Level 1 (cabinets at front of Gov.Doc. area)
DOCMFICHE North Wing, Level 1 (cabinets at front of Gov.Doc. area)
DOCMFILM North Wing, Level 1 (cabinets at front of Gov.Doc. area)
DOCNJ North Wing, Level 1 (behind elevators)
DOCPER North Wing, Level 1 (behind elevators)
DOCREF North Wing, Level 1 (beginning at Stack 107)
DOCUS North Wing, Level 1 (beginning at Stack 48)
DOCUS-COM North Wing, Level 1, Alcove off Reference Reading Room (ask at Reference Desk)
DOCUSFOLIO North Wing, Level 1 (behind elevators)
DOCUSM North Wing, Level 1 (cabinets at front of Gov.Doc. area)
DOCUS-MAP North Wing, Level 1, Map cases (corner nearest parking deck); also, North Wing, Level 1, File cabinet (in DOCREF area)
DOCUSR North Wing, Level 1 (beginning at Stack 100)
DOCUSRDESK North Wing, Level 1, Reference Desk
EAL-BDCHKO North Wing, Level B, East Asian Bound Periodicals
EAL-FOLIO South Wing, Level 2, East Asian Library
EAL-PER South Wing, Level 2, East Asian Library
EAL-RARE South Wing, Level 2, East Asian Library
EAL-REF South Wing, Level 2, East Asian Library
EAL-STACKS South Wing, Level 2, East Asian Library
ED-LAB North Wing, Level 3
EFOLIO North Wing, Level 3
ENG South Wing, Level 3, Graduate Reading Room
FCHPER South Wing, Level B, Microforms Reading Room
FLMPER South Wing, Level B, Microforms Reading Room
FOLIO North Wing, Level 3
JUV North Wing, Level 3
JUV-R North Wing, Level 3
MCDONNELL South Wing, Level 2, McDonnell Room
M-FICH South Wing, Level B, Microforms Reading Room
M-FILM South Wing, Level B, Microforms Reading Room
OPQPER South Wing, Level B, Microforms Reading Room
PER North Wing, Level B, Current and Bound Periodicals
PER-EFOLIO North Wing, Level B, Bound Periodicals
PER-FOLIO North Wing, Level B, Bound Periodicals
REF North Wing, Level 1, Reference Reading Room
REF-COM North Wing, Level 1, Alcove off Reference Reading Room (ask at Reference Desk)
REFDESK North Wing, Level 1, Reference Desk
REF-EFO North Wing, Level 1, Reference Reading Room
REF-FO North Wing, Level 1, Reference Reading Room
RESERVE South Wing, Level 1, Circulation Desk; also South Wing, Level 3, Graduate Reading Room
SCC North Wing, Level 1, Ask at Reference Desk
SCC-COMREF North Wing, Level 1, Ask at Reference Desk
SCC-DOCCOM North Wing, Level 1, Ask at Reference Desk
SOC South Wing, Level 3, Graduate Reading Room
STACKS North Wing, Levels 2A (A-HD2320), 2B (HD2321-PQ), and 3 (PR-Z)
STACKS-COM South Wing, Level 1, Circulation Desk
XMCARD South Wing, Level B, Current Periodicals and Microforms Reading Room