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About Telford Science Library

Basic Info:

The Telford Science Library is located immediately inside the Science Addition (number 56 on this campus map), which is next door to Leyburn Library.  You will enter on Level 3, which is the main floor. 

The Telford Science Library is a branch of the Washington and Lee University Library and serves the following disciplines:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Environmental Studies
  • Geology
  • Mathematics
  • Neuroscience
  • Physics and Engineering
  • Psychology

as well as the rest of the Washington and Lee community. It includes a reference section, current periodicals, and a circulating book collection.  Books and periodical titles may be searched in the Annie catalog, and online resources may be accessed through the University Library website.

Reference/Research Assistance is available to anyone using the Science Library, Monday-Friday from 8.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.  If you have a question, please inquire at the circulation desk.  You may also request a research appointment.

Contact Info:

  • Circulation Desk: 540.458.8111
  • Science Librarian: Mary Abdoney/540.458.8647

Floor Plans:

Main (Level 3)

  • Circulation Desk and Reserves (including self checkout station)
  • Circulating Books (Call Numbers BF-QA)
  • Book Drop
  • Science Librarian's Office
  • Reference Collection
  • Current Periodicals
  • Photocopier
  • Assigned Study Carrels

Level 4

  • Circulating Books (Call Numbers QB-Z)
  • Reference Collection
  • Assigned Study Carrels
  • Group Study Rooms
  • Card-Lock door

Related Links:

University Policy on Research with Human Subjects

Reserve the Great Hall or University Classroom

Science Library Updates Blog

Science Library Weeding Update Blog