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Evansdale Library Display Case Evansdale Library Large Display Cases

Evansdale Library provides designated spaces and display cases on the main floor to exhibit approved work by West Virginia University faculty and students for limited periods of time. Please follow the steps below to request exhibit space and/or cases.


Display Spaces

All displays and exhibitions must be on the main floor only, in designated areas, as indicated on the following map. These areas--to present costume manikins, easels, and other free-standing items--are lettered "A-F." "A" encompasses the area adjacent to the wall glass cases and other display cases. "B" refers to the area of the pine wood display cases. "C" is the exhibit area by the 4 lounge chairs and coffee table. "D" applies to the tile area near the entrance to the library. "E" refers to the tile area close to the Snack Room. And "F" refers to the space adjacent to the wall of the Digital Projects Area, facing the front entrance. (Select the image to launch a new browser window with a larger image of the display areas.)

Evansdale Library Display Areas

Display Cases

There are currently 8 display cases available. All are lockable. There are two paired wall glass cases for posters, numbered "1" Left and "2" Right. There is a tall 3-shelf standing glass case, numbered "3," and a glass table case, numbered "4."

Display Cases 1, 2, 3, 4

Each paired, wall glass case (1, 2) has a usable area of approximately 45 inches high by 45 inches wide per square.

The standing glass case (3) with three glass shelves has approximately the following usable space: height 60 inches, width 22 inches, depth 22 inches.

The glass table case (4) has a usable display height of approximately 10 inches, with a width of 46 inches and a depth of 22 inches.

Wire book display holders are available for use within the display cases.

There are also 4 adjacent units of 2-door pine wood display cases with glass front and glass shelves. These are numbered "5", "6", "7", and "8", from left to right.

Large Pine Wood Display Cases 5, 6, 7, 8

Each unit of the pine wood display case is approximately 74 inches high, 33 inches wide, and 16 inches deep. There are six shelves per unit, including four adjustable glass shelves.

Request Form

Complete and submit the online Request form.

Waiver & Release Form

All applicants must print and complete the Exhibit Release Form and submit the physical form to an Evansdale Library Reference Librarian for review and decision. You will then receive an email confirming or denying your request.

After submitting the online form, you will receive an e-mail from Reference Services to confirm or deny your request. Your reservation will not be finalized until you receive this confirmation. If your request is approved, you will need to meet with a designated Reference Librarian for your exhibit to complete the Release Form and finalize the exhibit dates.