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Ladd Library

Library, Computer lab

48 Campus Avenue
Built 1973; 112,000 square feet

The George and Helen Ladd Library contains nearly 589,000 printed volumes, more than 298,000 microform items, and nearly 32,000 recordings; subscriptions are maintained to more than 2,200 periodicals. An extensive renovation program, completed in fall 1999, brought several improvements to Ladd Library, including new, expanded computer labs and multimedia facilities; expanded stack and study spaces (over 800); wired study carrels with network access for 150 connections for portable computers; improvements in safety and handicap accessibility; and improved acoustics and lighting.

(Statistics from 2004-2005 Bates factbook)

This view of Ladd Library features the reference desk and catalog search computers.