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Named after the university's first president and founder Harry A.B. Shapiro and his wife and second president, Gertrude Crockett Shapiro, the library is located on the main campus in Manchester, N.H. The building allows laptops to connect to the network using wireless technology, and also houses the Richard Pantano Gallery. Some additional features are:
- An art gallery spotlighting New England artists
- Computerized training room with twenty-eight networked computers
- Several conference rooms for individual and group study
- Quiet study area
- Carrels with connections for laptop computers
- Sixteen networked computers with internet access
- Photocopy and microform machines
- Dell laptops with wireless connectivity for in library use
- Education Resource Center/Conference Room ( See Policies [25 kb])
The constantly expanding collection serves as an information resource center for the students, faculty and staff of Southern New Hampshire University. Designed to support the business, liberal arts, and hospitality curriculum of the university, it is characterized by:
- Constantly expanding access to the leading academic and business databases
- Selective print collection
- Numerous magazines and journals in hard copy and microfilm
- U.S. Government Depository collection
- Historical business collection and retrospective annual reports on microform
- Books may be borrowed for a period of three weeks.
- Books (excluding reserve material) may be renewed in person or online up to five times (unless they have a hold request or have been recalled)
- Periodicals, newspapers, and reference materials must be used in the building and are not able to be borrowed.
- Laptops circulate to SNHU ID holders only and must be used in the building
- Fines: Books more than 3 weeks over due are considered lost and will be billed a minimum of $50 for replacement and an additional $15 processing fee.
- Reserve fines are $2 an hour