4th Floor Map
See below to find out more about the services and resources available throughout the UTPA Library.Click on the area you are interested in to find out more about the services and resources available throughout the UTPA Library.
FOOD IS NOT PERMITTED IN THE LIBRARY. DRINKS ARE ALLOWED IN THE LIBRARY PROVIDED THEY ARE KEPT IN A CONTAINER THAT CAN BE SEALED WITH A TIGHT FITTING LID. FOR MORE INFORMATION REVIEW THE FOOD AND DRINK POLICY.
The GIS Media Lab provides an array of services to anyone within the university community. Its latest state-of-the-art technology makes it possible for those artistic individuals to complete just about any project they may have in mind from editing videos to color printing.
Group Study Rooms
Group study rooms are found along the north and south side of the fourth floor, and are available to students of 3 or more on a first-come basis. The room can be used by an individual as long as there is not a request for group studies. Library staff can ask individual to leave the room when there is a group study request. For more information on Group Study Rooms click here.
Individual study desks are on the north east side and in the middle of the fourth floor.
The Oversize Collection is a collection of large or oversized books, too tall to fit on the normal bookshelves. Spine labels on these books display the word OVERS above the call number.
General Book Collection
Books are arranged by theLibrary of Congress Classification System. This is an alphanumeric classification, which means that it begins with a letter of the alphabet and continues with a number. Example of a call number:
HV [major topic]
1994 [publication date]
Books on the fourth floor have call numbers PS through Z (library science). Books with call numbers A (general works) through HE are on the second floor. Books with call numbers HF through PR are on the third floor.