Work Spaces

Individual & Group Study
The third floor is for quiet, individual study.
The first and second floors are for group study (moderate voice level). Group study rooms are available on the second floor; check out a key at the Circulation Desk (first floor).

Computers
PC workstations are on the first floor in the open computer lab and, when unoccupied, in the Main Library Classroom (first floor). Mac computers are available in the Mac Lab (third floor).

The Nook
The Nook (first floor) has seating and tables for individual or group work. Special events are sometimes held here. Priority is given to Library events. Reserving a Library Event Space.

Graduate Student Reading Room
Enrolled graduate students may use this quiet space during designated study hours (Monday-Friday: 6pm-2am, Saturday: 10am-6pm, Sunday: 2pm-2am). The reading room is in the second floor conference room. When exiting the elevators to the second floor, turn left and walk straight until you reach the room with two glass doors. After entering the room, please sign the paper sign-in sheet.

Student Information Technology Services (SITS)
A free service to UWG students, SITS will help find solutions to software and hardware problems on students’ personal computers. (Fall & Spring semester - Monday-Thursday: 9am-7pm; Fridays: 9am-1pm; Summer semester - Monday-Thursday: 10am-4pm; Fridays: 10am-1pm)

Collections/Library Materials

Circulation
The Circulation Desk is on the first floor, across from the main Library entrance. Library materials and equipment can be checked out at Circulation.

Print Collections
Library books are located on the second and third floors (A-H call numbers: second floor; J-Z: third floor).
Print journals are on the ground floor.
Current periodicals (magazines and newspapers) are on the first floor, in the seating area beside Circulation.

Special Collections
Special Collections are located on the Ground Floor of Ingram Library and can be accessed from the elevator or the marble staircase that descends from the main lobby.
The department is open Monday-Friday, 8:30am-12pm and 1-4:30pm. It is advisable to call ahead to schedule a research visit. Please call (678) 839-5455 or email special@westga.edu for more information.

Government Documents
The Library has been a depository for federal documents since 1962. Learn more about the Library’s print and electronic government resources.

Other Spaces & Resources

Thomas B. Murphy Reading Room
Located on the ground floor atrium space, the Thomas B. Murphy Reading Room is a re-creation of former Speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives Tom Murphy’s office.

Center for Public History
Part of the Department of History, the Center for Public History is on the ground floor of the Library. The Archives are open to the public for research. Learn more.

Assistive Technology Lab
The Assistive Technology Lab (first floor) is a student computer lab with assistive software and hardware for accessing electronic and print materials. When entering the Library through Starbucks, the lab is in the alcove on your right.
To gain access to the Lab, please email Chris Childress at cchildre@westga.edu (Accessibility Services). Students requesting access will be sent the Assistive Technology Lab Student Agreement to sign and return in order to gain lab access.

Lactation Room
The Lactation Room is a discrete and clean area for parents and caretakers to care for infants and toddlers. To check out the room, please ask for the key at the Circulation desk (first floor). Please do not use the Lactation Room as a Study Room.

Starbucks
Starbucks (first floor) serves coffee and food. Enter from the Library’s side entrance or through the Library open computer lab. Starbucks hours