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Schewe Library Information

Welcome to Schewe Library! 
This guide will assist you with Schewe Library services specifically for faculty. Please see each tab for more information.  Do you need more general Schewe Library information? Check out our "About Schewe Library"  and "FAQ" guides.  

Navigating Schewe Library
Schewe Library has three floors. The elevator for Schewe Library is located in the librarian offices on the main floor, but is open to the public to use. It is located within view of a hallway near the circulation desk.  Any library faculty or staff will be happy to assist you in locating it, if you have any difficulties. Stairs are located between the Circulation desk and Schewe 212 (directly to the right of the main floor entrance) and behind the Digital Learning Center.  


Schewe Library is organized by subject with the Dewey Decimal Classification system. You can find a detailed table of Dewey Decimal Classification through this link (a basic summary of the classifications begins on page 9.  A more extensive review of subjects follow). Each book will feature a sticker with its Dewey Decimal call number. Items with call numbers 000-499 can be found on the lower floor and items with call numbers 500-999 can be found on the upper floor (see the floor plans below for more details). Call numbers for specific titles can easily be located through our online catalog. If you have any difficulties locating an item, please contact a library faculty or staff member.

Can't make it to the Library today, but still need our services? 

Reference is available Monday through Friday, through our email form or telephone.  Schewe Library has an extensive variety of journals, databases, and ebooks that you can access easily from off-campus. You're also welcome to put any physical books you need on hold through your account and we will have them ready and waiting for you at your next visit.

Won't be able to make it to Schewe for some time, but still need items? Contact our Access Services Manager.

2nd Main Floor

3rd Upper Floor

Contact Us

If you have questions, you can contact us at:


Bree Kirsch

Bree Kirsch -- Director of Schewe Library

Jaeda Calaway -- Information Literacy Instructor and Student Research Support Specialist


McKenna Jacquemet -  Research Services and Information Literacy Librarian


Adam Enz

Adam Enz -- Technical Services Coordinator

Emma Norris -- Access Services Manager


For general inquiries, call 217.245.3020 or email us at