Protests affect Doe Library

Update: Doe and other libraries on campus are expected to operate normally on Friday.

Protest activities on Thursday, October 7 affected several areas and services in Doe Library, primarily on the second floor.

Here is a description of the situation as of 4pm that day.

The Doe Library building was expected to remain open until its usual closing hour of 9pm.

The following were open:

  • North Reading Room (partially open, with protestors were occupying some space there).
  • Reference Hall.
  • East (Heyns) Reading Room.
  • Bancroft Library.
  • Morrison Library.

The following were closed:

  • Reference Desk.
  • Research Advisory Service.
  • Graduate Services room.
  • Main Circulation Desk.
  • Privileges Desk.
  • Entrance from Doe to Main Stacks (entrance to the stacks is still possible through the Moffitt Library, and books can be checked out there).
  • Newspapers/Microforms Room.
  • Art History/Classics Library.
  • South/Southeast Asia Library.

For current information, please call the library unit you would like to reach. ¬†Phone numbers are given in the “Map/Info” links on this page.