THE FRANKLIN UNIVERSITY SWITZERLAND LIBRARY
The Franklin University Library services are split between the two campuses. On the Main Campus, students can find the The David R. Grace Library, while on the North Campus The Fowler Learning Commons is easily accessible. The two hold a collection of approximately 36,000 volumes, a small collection of print periodical titles, and a variety of multimedia materials.
In addition to the print collections, the FUS Library subscribes to multiple electronic resources, digital indexes and full-text databases including: EBSCO, Nexis Uni, JSTOR, and ARTstor. The FUS Online also subscribes to a large collection of ebooks provided by EBSCO. Subscription databases access is limited by IP address to the Franklin network. Off-campus access is limited.
The David R. Grace Library
The David R. Grace Library, housed in the University’s Main Villa, offers a quiet study environment. It holds a collection of approximately 36,000 volumes, a small collection of print periodical titles, and a variety of multi-media materials. The collection has been selectively developed with particular regard to the curricular needs of Franklin University Switzerland.
The Fowler Learning Commons
Located in the Lowerre Academic Center on the North Campus, the Fowler Learning Commons is home to a selection of reference books and materials as well as the University’s French, Italian, German, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish book collections. Science and math books are also located at Fowler (call numbers 500-649.999). A talking friendly, tutoring and study space, it also provides computers and a quiet room.