Student Ambassadors

Library Information
Allendale Campus
Mary Idema Pew Library Learning and Information Commons
  • Opened in Fall of 2013
  • Building is 140,000 square feet
  • Book collection includes 150,000 books (Zumberge currently holds 140,000 books)
  • Automated Storage and Retrieval System (ASRS) system will add another 600,000 books
  • The library has approximately 1,500 seats
  • Includes groups study rooms, quiet reading rooms, and labs

Facility Highlights

  • Includes IT Help Desk, which will answer computer questions
Center for Scholarly and Creative Excellence
  • Which assists with research assistance
  • Assistance with writing grants
Knowledge Market
  • Will have consultant stations for the Writing Center
  • With the help from the Communications Department, will help students prepare presentations with peer mentors
Automated Storage and Retrieval System (ASRS)
  • It is an electronic arm that will retrieve the books that students are looking for
  • Can hold up to 600,000 books
  • The ASRS system will retrieve books within five minutes




Page last modified May 16, 2014