Ladd Library

Library, Computer lab

48 Campus Avenue
Built 1973; 112,000 square feet

The George and Helen Ladd Library contains

Cataloged titles               602,011
E-Books                              725,335
E-Journals                           85,988
Recorded materials         36,544
Audio Streaming titles   88,662
Archives/manuscripts     5,022 linear feet

• Over 371 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 923 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 2015-2016 Bates Facts)