Welcome to the John B. Cade Library virtual tourwhere your research journey begins!You’re about to start an exciting adventure that willcombine academic excellence with ground breakingresearch tools. This brief tour will allow you tolearn about the physical layout of the building, theservices provided by the library, and how to locatematerials for assignments. We encourage you totake some time and explore what the library has tooffer.
Meet the Dean of Libraries, Emma Bradford Perry
As you enter the Library you will see directional signs pointing you to services on the 1st floor.
Stop 3: Study Here (Reference Reading Room)The Reference ReadingRoom has electronicresources and acomprehensive collection ofprint titles (encyclopedias,dictionaries, atlases,handbooks, etc.). Otherfeatures include: 10computer work stations,and a quiet reading/studyarea.
The Student CollaborationRooms are available duringnormal library hours forbrainstorming, group work,presentation rehearsal, etc.Space is available on a firstcome, first serve basis.
Three self-serve public use photocopy machines are located on the first floor of the library across from the Ask Here Desk.You can also pick-up your print job from the Copy Center as well as fax.
Our display cases areavailable to showcaseexhibits of cultural, civicor educational interest.
Our Circulation Desk is theprimary location to checkout and return books andother circulating resources.John B. Cade Library is opento the public; however, onlySouthern Universitystudents, faculty and staffusing a current ID card maycheck out library materials.
The student lounge area isdesigned for students tochat, relax and to study.The lounge featurescomfortable seating,computer access and JavaCity Coffee. Vendingmachines are also available.
Stairs- Take the stairs to upper floors in the library.The stairs are located straight ahead as you enterthe library.Elevators-For your convenience four elevators arelocated just past the Ask Here Desk.Restrooms/Water fountains -There are number ofrestrooms located throughout the building for yourconvenience.
The Information TechnologyCenter features:40 Desktop Computers3 Plasma Screens2 Group Study RoomsArt work by SouthernUniversity StudentsLaptops are available forstudents to check-out
The LLRC Center is designedto assist students with theirresearch projects. OnlySouthern Universitystudents, faculty and staffusing a current ID card mayutilize the computer lab. Labcomputers access all librarydatabases, Internet,Microsoft Programs, SPSS,Adobe Photoshop, andmuch more.
The library uses the Library ofCongress ClassificationSystem to organize books onthe shelves. Books can befound by accessing our onlinecatalog. Call numbers A-H arefound on the 2nd floor of thelibrary.
Welcome to the Office ofDean of Libraries, EmmaBradford Perry. Dean Perryhas an open door policy as itrelates to hearing yourconcerns or suggestions forthe library. Library Administration isresponsible for the overallmanagement andadministration of theJohn B. Cade Library.
The Training Lab is a fullyequipped facility designed fordatabase training, interactiveworkshops, testing productdemonstrations, and muchmore.
The Archives Department is arepository of records anddocuments of SouthernUniversity and A&M College.You can find SU yearbooks,theses, dissertations,catalogs, presidential papers,and much more.
The Camille ShadeCollection houses materialsby or about the BlackExperience in America. Thisemerging collection containsbooks, microfilm,microfiche, and periodicals.
The Music Listening Centerprovides an environment forstudents, faculty and staff tolisten to required classroomassignments as well asvarious musical selections oftheir choice.
Call numbers J-P arefound on the 3rd floorof the library.
Call numbers Q-Z arefound on the 4th floorof the library.
Books Encyclopedias Library’s Website MagazinesDatabases Journals NewspapersArchives Music
As a student of Southern University and A & M College you will haveaccess to the top research databases 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Individual Study Carrels Interlibrary Loan Kindle FiresAsk a Librarian
The Dean of Libraries is Emma Bradford Perry.The library’s website is www.lib.subr.eduBooks in the library are arranged using the Library ofCongress Classification.The library subscribes to over 100 databases thatfeature both electronic journals and books that areuseful in scholarly research.Databases can be accessed in the library and from yourhome.The main library is open 7 days a week with theexception of holidays and service areas in which hoursvaries.Librarians are available to assist you with your research.If you have a question you can Instant Messagelibrarians from the library’s website.If you have any additional questions please contact theAsk Here Desk at (225) 771-2841.
That concludes our tour of John B. Cade Library!
Emma Bradford Perry, Dean of Libraries Created by: M. Payne, Reference Librarian Revised 2013