Doe Memorial Library - Berkeley, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ucdvicky
N 37° 52.358 W 122° 15.578
10S E 565115 N 4191941
Quick Description: Main library on the campus of UC Berkeley.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 1/4/2008 8:50:34 AM
Waymark Code: WM2XA4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar
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Long Description:
""The Doe Memorial Library is the main library of the UC Berkeley Library System on the UC Berkeley campus. The library is named after its benefactor, Charles Franklin Doe, who was persuaded by the then President of the University of California, Benjamin Ide Wheeler, in 1904 to bequeath funds for its construction. It is located adjacent to the Bancroft Library. In 1900, Emile Benard won an architectural competition for the design of the library, and the library was completed in 1911. The Doe Library houses both the Undergraduate and Gardner (Main) Stacks collections. Each semester, the week prior to and during finals, Doe library is open 24 hours in order to provide a safe study hall for the student body. "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doe_Memorial_Library
Classification of Library: Academic Library (Student, Alumni or Faculty)

Internet access available: Yes - Your Laptop: Free

Hours of Operation:
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Approximate date of opening.: 01/01/1911

Library Website: [Web Link]

Additional Internet Connection Options: Not listed

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