2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

B.D. Owens Library

Named for the eighth president of the University, this limestone and glass structure, located near academic facilities as well as residence halls, opened in 1983. With more than 100,000 square feet of space, Owens Library is designed to meet the library needs of the University well into the future, and to accommodate technological advances in information retrieval systems. Included in Owens Library are personal computers connected to the Electronic Campus network, including a multitude of web-based databases, group and private study rooms, and comfortable seating arranged throughout the open stacks. The library also houses Novel Grounds Coffeehouse featuring Starbucks, which opened summer 2013.