Ladd Library


The George and Helen Ladd Library contains:

Cataloged titles               610,962
E-Books                              1,201,884
E-Journals                           79,933
Recorded materials         37,364
Audio Streaming titles   100,863
Archives/manuscripts     5,092 linear feet
  • Over 380 web-accessible databases
  • A CBB shared library catalog (Bates, Bowdoin and Colby)
  • The largest computer lab on campus, featuring collaborative seating and an instruction space
  • Seven group viewing and listening rooms
  • ARC (Academic Resource Commons), Computer Help Desk and Math/Statistics Workshop located in library
  • Study spaces for 943 students, including more than 450 with power connections and wireless network   access available in all library locations.
  • Archives, rare books and manuscripts in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library.
  • Depository for United States documents.

(Statistics from 2017-2018 Bates Facts)