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-Current magazine & journal display
-Large study tables
-Large comfortable easy chairs
-Extensive specialty music, theatre, and dance reference collection
-Historical monuments/composer complete works (Treasure Case) in Lower Stacks.
One renewal permitted online or in person (Items cannot be renewed if another patron has asked for it.)
Most items checked out less than three hours before closing can be held overnight, due back next morning at opening
Reserve a Group Study/Viewing Room
Send e-mail to Reserve a Group Room
or, call (413) 585-2930.
Please give contact information; state date and time and which room you would like to reserve.
Room are available on an ad hoc basis; confirm at Circulation Desk.
Josten Classroom, J133
--Classroom for ca. 10+
--PC, podium, projector, region-free VHS and DVD, drop down screen, speakers
--CD, LP, cassette listening station for individual/group study
Ankudowich Rare Book Room, J131
--Locked; for access, inquire at Circulation Desk.
--Seminar room with seating for ca. 8+
--32" LCD monitor with region-free DVD and VHS, laserdisc
--Numark USB turntable (ask a librarian)
--Audio listening cart with CD, VHS, cassette equipment
What is Where @ Josten
Request at Circulation Desk
Circulating Books / LC classified (Upper Stacks)
--Books, playscripts, folio (oversize) books
--A-Z Library of Congress classified materials
Circulating Books / Dewey classified (SC/West St. Storage)
Use "Request an item" function in the Five College Catalog.
All Josten bound periodicals are located in SC/West St. Storage. Click on above link to access the Storage Journal Request Form.
Shelved in the Josten Reference Room.
CD, VHS, DVD, LP
Closed stack; request at Circulation Desk.
Shelved in the Ankudowich Rare Book Room (J131). Inquire at Circulation Desk.
Circulating Scores (Lower Stacks)
--Cutter classified scores (V etc.); pre-1974
--Library of Congress classified scores (M, etc.); post-1974
Treasure Cases (Lower Stacks)
Monuments/Composer complete works, etc. (In Library Use Only)
our revitalized Josten Mezzanine! A quiet and airy study lounge with tables to
spread out, comfy chairs with arms on which you can perch your laptop,
ottomans to rest your feet, and CD, turntable, and cassette audio listening equipment for individuals/groups.
Individual Study Rooms & Microfilm Reader/Printer
There are four (4) individual study rooms (J132, A-D)
--each equipped with TV monitor, DVD/CD, VHS, CD, cassette, turntable
--Wifi accessible, with electrical outlets
There is a microfilm reader/printer attached to a PC on the Basement Level.
--10 cents/page; pay circulation desk assistant
-- Installed on Josten PC --Rolling Stone cover to cover -- the first 40 years