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First Floor

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Administration/Friends of Lovejoy Library

  • Administrative offices, including the Friends of Lovejoy Library, are open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • The entrance to Administration is located by the Library Research terminals.

Call Numbers

  • Books with the call numbers L - P are located on the first floor. The subject designations for the specific call numbers are:
    • L - Education
    • M - Music
    • N - Art
    • P - Language and Literature


  • Location for: checking-out and returning books; paying fines; picking-up interlibrary loan requests; and retrieving current newspapers and selected journals.
  • A valid SIUE ID is required to check out materials. Loan periods vary depending upon the type of material.
  • More about Circulation borrowing policies.
  • Change is also given at this location.
  • Course Reserve material is housed in the Circulation area (except for Music Reserve material, which is located in the Music Listening Room).
  • SIUE faculty may request that books or journal articles be placed on reserve. For additional information, contact the Reserves Supervisor, Charles Dugan.
  • More about physical and electronic Reserves.
  • Wireless laptops are also available for building use only on a 2 hour basis. More information on wireless laptops.

CSVT Machine

  • Students can add money to or check the account balance of their Cougar Cards at the CSVT (Card System Value Terminal) Machine.
  • Money can be added to cards in $1, $5, $10, or $20 denominations.
  • Cougar Cards are used in printers and photocopiers throughout campus. (A coin-operated printer is available on the first floor; all photocopiers will accept change.)
  • Additional CSVT Machines are located in the all Residence Halls and the Cougar Village Commons Building. Deposits to Cougar Cards can also be made at the Service Center.
Information Desk
  • This desk is staffed all hours the Library is open. Staff are available to assist users with electronic or print resources and catalogs. A subject librarian is available to provide reference assistance weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and all hours on the weekend.
  • Directional and reference questions are answered at this location. A digital reference service is also available.
  • Location to submit interlibrary loan requests (for books and journals) and place holds, recalls, or searches on Library materials.
  • Various maps, FAQ sheets, and other handouts describing collections and services can be retrieved at the Information Desk.
Internet Research Terminals
  • Terminals reserved for checking e-mail and general web-surfing.
  • The librarians whose offices are located on the first floor are:
    • Therese Dickman, Fine Arts Librarian ( contact)
    • Julia Hansen, Humanities Librarian ( contact)
    • Lydia Jackson, Instruction Librarian ( contact)
    • Charlotte Johnson, Director of User Services ( contact)
Library Instruction Classroom
  • Physical location for instruction on Library materials and services.
  • SIUE faculty may request several kinds of instruction sessions for their classes.
  • Contact a subject librarian or the Instruction Office regarding specific instruction.
Library Research Terminals
  • Reserved for patrons using the Library's electronic research tools.
  • Access library catalogs, electronic indexes, and other online resources.
  • Lovejoy Library has subscriptions to over 100 databases including many that offer full text.
  • SIUE faculty, staff, and students have priority use on these terminals.
Music Listening Room (MLR)
  • The MLR contains a large collection of music books, scores, sound recordings, and course reserves.
  • The MLR is the service point for music special collections and the National Jazz Archives.
  • Listening stations are available for a variety of media (CD, LP, and cassettes).
  • The MLR is open (Fall and Spring semesters):
    • Monday through Thursday - 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
    • Friday - 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    • Saturday - 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    • Sunday - 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • More about the Music Listening Room.
Reference Collection
  • Reference materials are available in a wide variety of mediums for all disciplines.
  • Collection also contains both general and subject-specific print indexes and abstracts.
  • Reference books do not circulate.
  • Lovejoy Library also offers several electronic reference sources.
Study Area
  • The location is conducive to individual or group study.
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