Welcome to the Shapiro Science Library!
The Shapiro Science Library is one of the largest science libraries in the country with over 400,000 print volumes and numerous electronic resources available. These include e-Journals, research databases (such as Web of Science and Beilstein/Gmelin) and online research guides. The Library supports research and teaching in the fields of astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, mathematics, natural resources, physics, and statistics. It occupies the 3rd and 4th floors of the Shapiro Library Building, centrally located on campus (Map of central campus location of the Science Library).
This Virtual Tour will help you get acquainted with the facility and our available resources and services. Each floor of the Science Library, in addition to the items and facilities located on each tour stop, has public restrooms and drinking fountains available.
Please click the arrow to begin the tour, or go directly to the location that interests you using the links below.
Third Floor Stops
- Computer Islands
- Current Journals Reading Room
- New Books Area
- Science Covers Project
- Display Area
- Faculty Study Room
- Group Study Rooms
- Bibliographic Support
- Study Spaces - 3rd Floor
- Campus Phone
- Master's Thesis Collection
- Bound Journal Collection
- Connector to the Hatcher Graduate Library