Library Research Guide
Welcome to the Alumni and Community Researchers Library Research Guide! This guide is designed to help you to access research after you leave K-State or even if you've never attended K-State.
On-Site Access: Yes. See our hours.
Use of Physical Collections (books, journals, maps, etc.) in library: Yes. Our physical collections are open to the public, and we welcome use of our materials.
Interlibrary Loan: No.
Computer Access: Yes. In Hale ask at the Hale Library Help Desk on the 2nd floor for sign in assistance. In branch libraries ask at that library's help desk for assistance.
Database Access: Due to licensing agreements, we cannot provide alumni with remote access to our electronic databases and collections. However, anyone can access our electronic collections by using one of the computers at any of our library locations. We also provide a list of free databases.
Printing: Yes. In Hale ask at the Hale Library Help Desk on the 2nd floor for sign in assistance. In branch libraries ask at that library's help desk for assistance.
Collaboration Rooms in Hale: Anyone may use a collaboration room if it is not reserved by someone. Alumni and members of the public cannot reserve a collaboration room.
Best day to visit Hale Library: Saturdays. While our hours are more limited on Saturdays, far fewer people are in the building and there is more on campus parking available.
Scanners: Available to anyone for free use. Located on Hale's floors 1-4.
Multifunction Printer/Copier/Scanner machines: Available for anyone to use. Ask at the Hale Library Help Desk on the 2nd floor for sign in assistance.