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The University of Mount Union is home to a number of special collections and serves as a federal depository. They are located in various areas of the library and on campus.


000-369, new third floor in compact shelving

370-379, old third floor in the Curriculum Resource Center (Juvenile Collection and Pedagogy Collection)

380-799, new third floor in compact shelving

800s, old second floor

900s, basement in compact shelving

Folios, basement in compact shelving on west wall and in the Circulation Desk hallway

Historical Collection, third floor *

New Books, old first floor near library office lobby

Oversize, basement in compact shelving on south and west walls

Rare Books, second floor *          

Reference, basement in compact shelving on the west wall

Student Picks, 24-hour space near IT Help Desk area


Government Information

Government documents are either integrated into the main collection, available in online formats via the library catalog. Government document search engines, MetaLib, GovInfo, or USAgov are available via the A-Z resource page. The government has made government documents available online.


All microforms are located in basement storage *



Current issues are located on the “Old second floor”



Current issues are located on the “Old second floor”
1800s – previous year, off-site storage *

* contact library staff for access

Library Maps

Utilize this map to help you locate resources and collections within the library.

Curriculum Resource Center

The Thelma E. Slater Curriculum Resource Center, located on the third floor of the Main Library, provides a comprehensive collection of PK-12 classroom materials across the curriculum and teacher books and other aids, developed primarily for use by both undergraduate and graduate education students in support of coursework that requires research, the preparation of lessons, tutoring, and teaching in the local schools. The Slater Center provides computers, periodicals, and ample study space, along with a graphics lab section that features project equipment and supplies. Most materials, including books, display items, and realia, which comprises kits, games, charts, and other media, circulate throughout the University community and may be taken to local school sites.  An adjoining classroom is maintained by the Education Department where both daytime and evening classes are conducted throughout the year, as well as workshop and speakers.