With over 300,000 books, 1,200 public seats, two large reading rooms, reading tables with outlets for laptop computers, four rooms equipped with 42-inch high-definition television screens and DVD/VHS players for viewing films and other media, the WVU Downtown Campus Library is both a multimedia center and a tremendous resource collection.
An atrium was added to connect the 1932 renovated Wise Library to the 2001 Downtown Campus Library. The Downtown Campus Library and Wise Library house the materials related to history, political science, public administration, foreign languages, journalism, psychology, biology, botany, physics, math, chemistry, communication studies, business, economics, literature, geography, sociology, and anthropology. Many of the WVU Library System’s special collections are also located in Wise Library, including the Rare Book Room, the Appalachian Room, and Government Documents.
The Downtown Campus Library also provides access to the West Virginia and Regional History Center, a cafe, and many other collections and services.
Learn about the Downtown Campus Library and its hours here.