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Library Building & Amenities Guide

Where to find things in the UMSL University Libraries (Thomas Jefferson, St. Louis Mercantile, and State Historical Society)

Overview

  • Level 5    Books QD - Z, Periodicals, Microform, Study Rooms, Curriculum & Children's Books, Scanner, Tables.
  • Level 4    Books G - QC, Silent Study Area (with Tables and Carrels)
  • Level 3    Entrance, Public Service Desk (Reference & Circulation), Café TJ, Research Commons/Computer Lab, Copier & Scanner, Instruction Room (Room 315), Tables
  • Level 2    St. Louis Mercantile Library, COM2, Government Documents, Folio and Oversize Books, Tables, State Historical Society of Missouri Research Center - St. Louis
  • Level 1    Books A - F, COM1, Additional Mercantile exhibits, Carrels and Tables
  • Restrooms are located on every floor:
    • Restrooms on Levels 1 and 3 are wheelchair accessible.
    • On Level 3, the Women's restroom is located down the hall past the Public Service Desk. The Men's Room is located down the hall past Café TJ.
    • On Levels 4 and 5, restrooms are located along the front (south) wall of the library.
    • Please see the floor plans for restroom locations on Levels 1 and 2 .

The St. Louis Mercantile Library is located on Level 1 and Level 2 of the Thomas Jefferson Library. The University Archives are also currently handled by the Mercantile Library staff.

The State Historical Society of Missouri - Saint Louis Research Center is located on Level 2 of the Thomas Jefferson Library.

Note: The Ward E. Barnes Library was merged into the Thomas Jefferson Library in May 2014.

Level 1

Books A - F, COM1, Additional Mercantile exhibits, Carrels and Tables

Thomas Jefferson Library Level 1

Level 2

St. Louis Mercantile Library, COM2 (Compact Shelving), Government Documents, Folio and Oversize Books, Tables, University Archives, State Historical Society of Missouri Research Center - St. Louis
Thomas Jefferson Library Level 2 Floor Plan

Level 3 (Main Level)

Entrance, Public Service Desk (Reference & Circulation),Café TJ, Research Commons/Computer Lab, Copier & Scanner, Instruction Room (Room 315), Study Tables

Thomas Jefferson Library Level 3 Floor Plan

Level 4

Books G - QC, Silent Study Area (with Tables and Carrels)

Thomas Jefferson Library Level 4 Floor Plan

Level 5

Books QD - Z, Periodicals, Microform, Study Rooms, Curriculum & Children's Books, Scanner, Tables.

Thomas Jefferson Library Level 5 Floor Plan