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Library Information: Library Services

Library Mission

Wilcox Library provides essential service, instruction and space to support a diverse community of learners using innovative discovery tools to ensure access to collections and resources in support of student learning. The Library further supports the University by collecting, preserving and organizing materials of historic value.

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Spaces

We want to provide a comfortable, inviting place to enjoy and learn. We have many spaces for students, faculty and staff to use. The first floor has seating, meeting spaces and individual study areas. Lots of group study activity takes place on this level. The library entrance and service desk are also on this level so there will be a certain level of respectful noise. If you require a quiet place to study the lower level is our quiet floor. Also, check out the individual study rooms on the first floor.

Staff

Julie Hansen, Librarian

641-673-1197 hansenj@wmpenn.edu

Jennifer Sterling, Instructional Services Librarian

641-673-1097 sterlingj@wmpenn.edu

Angela Crist, Cataloing

641-673-1797 crista@wmpenn.edu

Chris Kock, Interlibrary Loan

641-673-1096 kockc@wmpenn.edu

Nic Steel, Circulation

641-673-1096 steeln@wmpenn.edu

 

 

Library Assessment

Information about Wilcox Library's assessment activities can be found here .

Technology

Computers

We have laptops that check out for use in the library. We will hold your keys or a cell phone as collatoral. There are desktop computers on the main level and and on the lower level as well.

Scanner

There is a scanner available for student use on the main level.

Printing

We have a black and white printer on the main level. If you need to print in color there is a color printer in the Electronic Classroom. You are welcome to use the color printer when there is not a class in session.

Foyer Gallery

The Foyer Gallery showcases the art of students, faculty, and other artists. The gallery is open during regular Library hours. The Fine Arts and Cultural Events of Mahaska County (FACE) arranges shows for the gallery. For more information contact Sue Van Wyk at 641-672-2690 or vanwyks@wmpenn.edu