Libraries + Archives
Libraries + Archives
As the intellectual heart of ESU, the Libraries + Archives is fully integrated and engaged in teaching and learning. With over one hundred databases, thousands of print and electronic resources, access to 50+ computers/laptops, a Learning Commons area, and so much more, the Libraries + Archives is here to help you succeed at your academic adventure here at ESU!
Libraries + Archives Access Times – “We Care About Helping You”
Main Library Building Hours
(Includes 2nd Floor Area, Information Desk, and Library Services)
- Monday – Thursday 7:30 a.m.- midnight
- Friday 7: 30 a.m.- 6 pm..
- Saturday 9 a.m.- 6 p.m.
- Sunday 1 p.m.- midnight
Special Collections and Archives
(Includes Room 119 and Exhibit Hall, 1st Floor)
- Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. (or by appointment)
Research Help + Information Services
- Monday-Friday 10 a.m.- 9 p.m.
- Sunday 6-9 p.m.
Learning Commons (Lobby) Hours
- Open 24/7: Use your Hornet ID to enter when main building is closed
Department Areas (Library Dean's office, Interlibrary loan)
- Monday-Friday 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.
*ESU students, faculty, and staff will access the building by swiping their Hornet ID card at the front entrance. Off-campus users must contact the library for an appointment (620-341-5205)
How can we help you?
Below you will find a direct link to Library Connect, a specially designed website to help you with your research. Your research adventure starts here at the University Libraries + Archives, please let us know how we can serve you!
Your research adventure is one click away! Access the Libraries + Archives resources, instruction, and services. We look forward to helping you.
Learn more about the Libraries + Archives. We enrich academic experiences by providing resources, space for creation, and by teaching information literacy skills across the curriculum.
The library has an abundant amount of study space available for use. Some areas are even reservable with access to computers and monitors for collaborative projects.
Special Collections & Archives
The Special Collections & Archives is the repository for records and artifacts of permanent, historical value produced or received by ESU that pertain to its development and functions and/or represent it in its regional, national and global context.
The Academic Center for Excellence and Success is located on the 2nd Floor of the William Allen White Library. ACES provides various tutoring services and student success programs to help with academic success.
Interlibrary Loan allows patrons to obtain materials not owned by Libraries + Archives that are needed to support the educational, curricular, and research needs of ESU students, faculty, and staff.
You can get assistance in several ways:
Chat at HTTP://www.emporia.edu/library
Phone: 620-341-5205 / 620-341-5207