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Michael Schwartz Library

Viking Vets Library Guide: Library Services and Spaces

This guide is meant to connect you with important resources at the Michael Schwartz Library, at CSU, and in the Cleveland area.

User Services

Check out your books at User Services, the front desk.

You can also check books that are held on reserve or delivered to you from OhioLINK, rent laptops from the Mobile Campus station here, and check out keys for the group project rooms.

Call User Services at 216-687-2478.

Study Areas

The library offers a variety of study areas to suit your needs and preferences.

1st floor - Group study areas
2nd floor - Individual study tables, individual study carrels, quiet study lounge
3rd floor - Quiet study tables
4th floor - Group study areas

Maps highlighting study areas

The Digital Design Studio

On the third floor, the Digital Design Studio (RT301) houses a smaller lab with PCs and Mac computers, multimedia software, equipment rental, an audio and video collection, a presentation practice room, and the Curriculum Materials Collection. It also contains an instruction room, the Writer's Lab, used by the English Department.

Computer Labs

The library has several computer labs that you may use throughout your time at CSU.

1st floor Reference area - 130 computers
1st floor LCLC Labs - 56 computers (sometimes used by classes)
3rd floor Digital Design Studio RT301 - 25 computers (15 Macs and 10 PCs) with design and multimedia software

There are also classrooms that are only used for departmental use.

2nd floor Math Emporium RT230 - Math department use only
3rd floor Writers Lab RT302 - English department use only
4th floor Instruction Room RT401 - Must be reserved by staff
5th floor Instruction Room RT501 - Must be reserved by staff

Floor Plans