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THRIFT LIBRARY FACILITIES USE POLICIES

 

Study Rooms
Study Rooms- Policies/Reservations 

Scheduling Orientations in the Library
Library Orientations should be scheduled well in advance (72 hours or more) to ensure staff and facilities will be available.
Contact: Kent Millwood (2049) kmillwood@andersonuniversity.edu or your library liaison.

Scheduling Events in the Thrift Library and Thrift Building
    The Thrift Library is a multipurpose building containing both the Thrift Library and a large number of public areas - Chapman Mutimedia Room, Vandiver Art Gallary, Food for Thought, Bunton Computer Lab, McLellon Cave/Jav City, etc., all of which maintaing their own calendar and hours.
    The Thrift Library operates independently from these external areas. Additonally, two areas within the library may only be scheduled through Facilities - the Stoval Meeting Room and the Pracht Classroom.

    The Thrift Library is not available for club meetings, student events, receptions, or recurring weekly or monthly events - with the exception of faculty and staff committee meetings.
    Acceptable events include Banquets in the Vandiver Gallery, Seminars of significant size and technological requirements to justify use of the new facilities over existing campus facilities, and Meetings of above normal significance, such as Trustees Meetings.

Any exceptions must be made by the Vice President of Academic Affairs and the Director of the Library.

Special Rooms
The following rooms/areas may be scheduled through Meeting Room Manager (MRM) via
Gary Patterson (622-6005) gpatterson@andersonuniversity.edu

 

  • Bunton Computer Lab – 37 computers with video projector.
  • Chapman Multimedia Center – 110 seats with video projector.
  • Chapman Conference Room – Seating for 10. Also used to support adjacent Multimedia Center.
  • Pracht Seminar Room – 30 seat classroom with video projector.
  • Stovall Conference Room – 12 seat room with internet and phone access.
  • Vandiver Gallery – Banquet and reception facilities for up to 64.

Computer usage 

  • Reference Area– One half hour limit when others are waiting.
  • Computer Lab - One hour when others are waiting.  
  • Curriculum Lab – One hour limit when others are waiting.
  • Café – One half hour limit when others are waiting.
    NOTE: All limits are enforced by the Honor System. Abuse of time limits will result in the imposition of software-imposed mandatory limits.

Food and Drink

No food or drink is allowed in the Thrift Library, except for bottled water. There is a $50.00 fine for violation of this policy.

Rules vary for the rest of the Thrift Building.

Noise
Main floor – Normal voice.
Second floor – This floor of the library is designated the “quiet floor”. Students are asked to maintain an atmosphere conducive to study.
Café – Normal voice. 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

Anderson Independent Curriculum Laboratory
Description – Contains textbooks, 5 computers, audiovisual equipment, and supporting materials
Purpose – Support the development of lesson plans and the creation of educational presentations.
Who May Use – Open access to education majors. May be used for orientations on how to use the Curriculum Lab and the other educational resources.
Restrictions - Bottled water only!
Reservations - No reservations allowed.
Support - Library
Bunton Computer Laboratory MRM
Description – Contains 37 computers and a video projector.

May be reserved by Faculty / Staff
Primary purposes:
To provide library orientations.
To be an open lab for student use.

Secondary purposes:
To serve as a teaching/teasting/training venue.
Who May Use – Open access for individuals. Reserved access for library orientations.
Restrictions - Not to be used as a substitute classroom. No recurring events or classes. Bottled water only!
Reservations – Library Director and Facilities in concert through MRM.
Support – Technological support through IT.
Open / Close through Security.

Chapman Multimedia Center MRM
Description - Seminar seating for 110. Video Projector.
Purpose – Special events.
Who May Use - May be reserved by Faculty / Staff  / Community.
Restrictions - Bottled water only! No recurring events.
Reservations – Facilities through MRM
Support – Technological support through IT.
Open / Close through Security.

Chapman Conference Room MRM
Description – 10 seats and table located adjacent to Chapman Multimedia Room.
Purpose – To support events in the Chapman Multimedia Room, and for single events when the Multimedia Room is not in use.
Who May Use – May be reserved by Faculty / Staff  / Community.
Restrictions – Not to be used for routine meetings. No student groups. Food and drink allowed when catered by Aramark.
Reservations – Facilities through MRM.
Support - Open / Close through Security.
Food / Drink through Aramark.
Tables / Chairs / Podium setup and takedown through Facilities.

Pracht Seminar Room (adjacent to Curriculum Lab)      MRM
Description – Classroom equipped with video projector and 20 movable 2-seat tables.
Purpose - Used for presentations, training events, and special one-time classes that would require the room’s technology.
Who May Use – Outside Groups, Library Orientations, and Training Seminars
Restrictions - No clubs, recurring events or meetings. Bottled water only!
Reservations – Library Director and Facilities in concert through MRM.
Support – Technological support through IT.
Open / Close through Library.

Stovall Conference Room (between two 8-seat study rooms upstairs) MRM
Description – Not a study room. 12-seat room.  Includes computer and phone jacks. A conference phone is available through Kevin Selman (2069) for Search Committees and others who need a place to make conference calls.
Note: All of the study rooms can also be used for conference calls.
Purpose – Committee meetings, one time events, large study groups.
Who May Use - Open access for study purposes! No clubs.
May be reserved by Faculty / Staff / Students / Community through either Facilities or Library using MRM.
Restrictions - Bottled water only! No clubs or student groups other than study groups.
Reservations - Facilities through MRM.
Support – Technological support through IT.
Open / Close through Library.

Vandiver GalleryMRM
Description – Open room with
Purpose – For hosting gallery exhibits and university related banquets, breakfasts and luncheons
Who May Use – Faculty / Staff, but not the community, unless a university approved group.
Restrictions – Bottled water only, except during banquets and authorized receptions. No clubs. “Authorized” retirement receptions OK. No wedding receptions or employee’s showers.
Reservations - Facilities through MRM.
Support – Technological support through IT.
Open / Close through Library.
Food / Drink through Aramark.
Tables / Chairs / Podium setup and takedown through Facilities.

The following rooms and areas may be used on a limited basis with special permission.

Burgess Lobby
Description – Open lobby adjacent to the Chapman Multimedia Center and Vandiver Gallery. Bathroom access.
Purpose – To support events in the Chapman Multimedia Center as a “spill over” area, a food/drink area, a registration area, etc.
Who May Use – Faculty / Staff / Community / Students
Restrictions – Food and drink allowed.
Reservations – Facilities through MRM, in coordination with the Art Department.

Support - Food /Drink through Aramark.

McClellion Café / Java City
Description – Café tables and booths for 40. Loud. Separate entrance. Adjacent patio.
Purpose - Food support and study area with extended hours beyond that of the library or cafeteria.
Who May Use – Open use. No reservations during normal operating hours. Exceptions made with permission of Aramark. Can be used outside of normal operating hours – for instance on holidays.
Restrictions - Food and drink allowed.
Reservations – Facilities through MRM.
Support - Food /Drink through Aramark.

 



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