Visit the Hale Library recovery website for fire-related updates.

Library Basics

Learn what the Libraries have, how to find something, and how to manage it.

Welcome!

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Welcome to the Library Basics guide!  This guide provides an overview of several key library resources and services. It also includes advice and tips to help you with your research.

Quick Links

About K-State Libraries

Learn about the history of K-State Libraries and find information about our collections, awards, scholarships, and more.

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to common questions such as: Do you have my textbook? What are scholarly or peer-reviewed resources and how can I find them?

Hours and Locations

Learn where our five libraries are located and when they are open.

K-State Libraries' Website

Not finding what you want on this guide? Try our website!

My Library Account

See what you have checked out and when each item is due. Also use this link to renew items.

Research Guides

Advice and tips targeted to specific classes and subjects.

Search It

Find articles, books, ebooks, documents, audio, and video.

Textbook Affordability Program

Donate used copies of textbooks for current classes. Learn how to discover which textbooks we have on course reserve.

Hale Library Recovery Plan

Visit the Recovery Page to follow the fire-related updates for Hale Library.