Library West construction/renovation to begin December 1
The much-needed addition to and renovation of the 35-yr-old Library West
building will begin on December 1, 2003. The parking lot will permanently
close at that time. The building will close on December 24. Library West
materials and services will either be retrieved by using an online form or
available at other library locations beginning January 2, 2004. Check the
construction update on the libraries' home page at
http://web.uflib.ufl.edu/pio/construction/ for accurate, up-to-date
The construction update site includes links to an FAQ (Frequently Asked
Questions), Locations & Relocations, Progress in Photos, Architect's
Renderings, and Floor Plans.
Library West will reopen in January 2006 and feature increased seating,
enhanced computer facilities and 24 hour study area in a state-of-the-art
Public Information Officer
University of Florida
George A. Smathers Libraries
PO Box 117001
Gainesville, FL 32611
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the student pagelet at http://my.ufl.edu. During Fall 2003, messages will
be posted to this site and also sent by e-mail. Starting Spring 2004, most
messages will be posted to this website exclusively. You can subscribe to
the Graduate Student section within the Student News pagelet by using the
Log on to myUFL at http://my.ufl.edu with your GatorLink username and
You will see the 'Student News' pagelet in the top center of the page.
Click on the 'edit' button in the top right hand corner of the Student News
Check the box next to 'Graduate Students' and hit the 'Save' button.
Verify that the pagelet is now on the page you want it to appear.
The 'Graduate Students' section will now appear on the Student News pagelet
every time you log on.