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Email: Ask your questions at libref01@emporia.edu. Questions will be answered within 24 hours.
Phone: Call the Reference desk at (620) 341-5207 (or toll-free at 877-613-7323) during our open hours to speak with a librarian.
Visit: Stop by the Reference desk located on the 2nd Floor of William Allen White Library and ask for assistance.

Letter from the Dean

picture of John Sheridan

Hello and welcome to your library!  In the library, we see our job as facilitating your creation of knowledge for the common good. So the White library is intentionally about learning – books remain, after 500 years, one important path to learning but we are committed to sustaining  positive  physical and virtual experiences with you. The overflows you have created in the Learning Commons say you find that area supports your work; the continuously increasing use of online resources shows that they contribute too.

We actively solicit and trust ideas, suggestions and concerns. Beanbag chairs and a microwave in the Learning Commons are two concrete examples of ideas that came from you. Please contact me, jsherida@emporia.edu, at any time or strike up a conversation with any of the folks who work in the library. They are nice and smart people.

John Sheridan

William Allen White Library