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Information & Research Resources

More than books

Hone your scholarly and creative writing projects in the Writing Studio, create high quality digital sound in the Sound Lab, and build from your imagination in the Creative Technologies Lab.

The Basics


Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m.-12:00 Midnight
Friday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Saturday 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m.-12:00 Midnight

These hours are in effect during regular class sessions — break hours vary.

The Cole Study Room is open 24 hours a day.

Open Hours Calendar



Books and Audio Materials

Books check out for 4 weeks at a time and may be renewed for an additional 4 weeks. You can renew books at the circulation desk or by phone at x3058
(Please have your student ID handy).


DVDs check out for a maximum of 3 days and may also be renewed. (This does not include the titles in our rotating video collection, which check out for 2 days with no renewals.)

Faculty: note that faculty due dates for all materials are longer for class use and research.

The Cole Study Room

Check out the lounge in the Cole Study Room! A couple of colorful couches, music, and coffee invite folks to relax, chat, or play a game of backgammon or UNO.

The Cole Study Room is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (with WWC ID Card).

Library Crew

Library Work Crews

Pew Learning Center and Ellison Library has three work crew opportunities: Circulation and Technical Services, Creative Technologies, and Sound Lab

Reserve Services

Reserves are items that faculty, staff, or students want to make available to their classes or the college community. These items may be books, copies of magazine or journal articles, videotapes, etc. They are kept behind the Circulation Desk, and vary in the amount of time that they may be checked out. Common circulation periods are 3 hours, overnight, and 3 days. 3-hour items are commonly for Library Use Only.

Reserve Request Form

Don’t See What You Want?
Make a Suggestion!

New Book/Film Request

Suggest new book, ebook, DVD, or CD purchase to be added to the library. If you have any questions, please contact the Acquisitions Librarian.

New Periodical Request

Suggest new periodical titles for subscription– either in print or electronically. Please direct questions to the E-Resources Librarian.

General Comments and Suggestions

What would you like us to know? Is the coffee hot enough? Are there enough rocking chairs? Are there things we should be doing differently or better? Tell us here.