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Description of the floor plan

The fifth floor, at the far east end are Special Collections climate controlled secure stacks and the Kislak Center Hallway (quiet study). Staff areas include Exhibits Office, Steven Miller Conservation Laboratory, Special Collections Processing. On the west end along north and south walls are the Area Studies offices and rooms: East Asia Collecion, South Asia Seminar Room, Derk Bodde East Asian Studies Seminar Room (526), Middle East Seminar Room, American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS) Photo Archive. Also on this floor are Faculty Studies, Stacks: C-G, the Class of 1937 Memorial Reading Room, carrels, men's and women's bathrooms; a gender-neutral, accessible bathroom, and a nursing room.