17. Maps and New Books
Atlases are kept on special shelves in the Reference area on Level 1. There are also maps in the Government Documents collection. Refer patrons to a reference librarian for help.
In addition, Philadelphia and Delaware County maps are on reserve shelved under Maps. These include Philadelphia and vicinity street maps and a Rand McNally Road Atlas on the oversize reserve shelf.
New Book Shelf
New books are processed daily, some of which are placed on a set of shelves across from the entrance to the newspaper lounge. Generally, these books remain here for one week.
Patrons may check out items that are currently on this shelf. A message will appear that says:
ITEM STATUS is ‘ NEW BOOK SHELF’ – CLEAR IT (y/n)
and proceed with the check out as usual.