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Noreen Reale Falcone Library - Le Moyne College

1419 Salt Springs Road
Syracuse, NY 13214

United States


Type: Library

Web site: http://www.lemoyne.edu/library

Catalog URL: http://library.lemoyne.edu/

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Amenities: wifi

Description: HISTORY

The Noreen Reale Falcone Library has been in operation since the College began in 1946. At that time it was housed in Le Moyne Hall on 254 East Onondaga Street along with the first classroom and the first headquarters for Le Moyne College. Through the efforts of Rev. Andrew L. Bouwhuis, S.J., the nucleus of the Library was formed with 5,000 volumes. The Library has been in its new location at the southwest corner of the campus since September 1981. It was named for alumna Noreen Reale Falcone in 1998.


Now there are more than 230,000 books and bound periodical volumes and 16,000 print and electronic serials. The Library is open 96.5 hours per week, serving about 1,135 patrons per day during the regular academic year. The two-story building, enclosing 56,000 square feet, has the capacity for almost a quarter-million volumes. The first floor includes the Academic Support Center, the Wilson Art Gallery, reference services, circulation, and media, current periodicals, teaching materials, education book collection, the Special Activities Room, and the Muserlian Instructional Lab. The second floor houses the bound periodical volumes, the circulating book collection (except for education), special collections and archives, and has group and individual study rooms.


In addition to the public services provided at the service desks from the professional and support staffs, the following additional services are available.

* Audiocassette, videocassette, DVD, laser disc, and compact disc players
* Computerized catalog and computer network of other bibliographic and numeric databases
* Handicapped entrances, restrooms, and an elevator
* Interlibrary Loan
* Instructional Laboratory (E-classroom)
* Laptop computers (Media Services)
* Lost and found (ask at Circulation Services)
* Lounge with vending machines
* Magnifying glass for small print materials
* Microform readers and printers
* Multimedia computer lab (PC and Macintosh)
* Photocopiers and Vendacard dispenser
* Scanner
* Special Activities Room for classes, meetings and presentations
* Study rooms for individuals and small groups (ask at Circulation Services)
* Telephones (public and campus)
* Wireless computer network


The regularly scheduled hours when classes are in session during the regular academic year are as follows. Hours differ near holidays, in between sessions, during school breaks, and in summertime. Call 445-4153 for a recording of library hours during these time or check on our library hours web page.

Monday - Thursday: 8:30 am - Midnight
Friday: 8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sunday: Noon - Midnight

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