Below is a general guide to locating materials in the Libraries. However, please verify the location in CBBcat to be sure.

A note on prefixes:

  • Call numbers prefaced with “ART” will be in the Bixler Art and Music Library.
  • “REF” and “OVRSZ” are also in specialized locations within each library.

NOTE: Books formerly in the Olin Science Library are currently housed in the Library Annex and are available upon request. New science books can be found in the NEW BOOK section in Miller.

Call NumberSubject(s)Location
AGeneral worksMiller Stack 6
BPhilosophy/Psychology/ReligionMiller Stack 6
CAuxiliary/Sciences of HistoryMiller Stack 6
DWorld History and History of Europe/Asia/Africa/Australia/New ZealandMiller Stack 6
E-FHistory of the AmericasMiller Stack 5
GGeography/Anthropology/RecreationMiller Stack 5
HSocial SciencesMiller Stack 5
JPolitical ScienceMiller Stack 5
KLawMiller Stack 3
LEducationMiller Stack 3
P-PNLanguage and LiteratureMiller Stack 3
PQ-PRLanguage and LiteratureMiller Stack 2
PS-PZLanguage and LiteratureMiller Stack 1
QScience Annex
RMedicine Annex
TTechnologyMiller Stack 1
UMilitary ScienceMiller Stack 1
VNaval ScienceMiller Stack 1
ZBibliography/Library Science/Information resourcesMiller Stack 1

Third FloorStack 6: B-DXAssigned Study Rooms

Quiet Study Space

Second FloorStack 5: E-JZCollaborative Study Space

Departments and Offices

  • Center for the Arts and Humanities
  • Experimental Classroom
  • Farnahm Writers' Center
Main Floor Stack 4: locked access

Stack 3: Audiovisual/K-PN

Collaborative Study Space

New/Popular Books



Popular Movies

Departments and Offices

  • Academic ITS/Instructional Technology
  • Colby Writing Program
  • Scholarly Resources and Services Librarians
  • Service Desk
  • Special Collections

Robinson Room

  • Quiet Study Space

Reading Room

  • Quiet Study Space
  • Newspapers/Periodicals
Ground Floor Stack 2: PQ-PR

Stack 1: PS-VM/Oversize


  • Collaborative Study Space
  • Service Desk

Departments and Offices

  • Collections Management
  • Microfilm Reader
  • Director's Office
  • Special Collections
  • Systems Web and Emerging Technologies

First FloorArt AM5 .A38 2008 - Art ZA4080 .C745 2005Art Oversize DL 801 .V56  D8313 1983 - Art Oversize TT502 k64 2007

First FloorAC-Z