Welcome

Welcome to the Paul N. Elbin Library. Named for a past West Liberty president, the library is the heart of academics at the university. The library collection features over 150,000 items in print, audio, and video formats; plus two special collections – The Henry Lash Sheet Music Collection, and the Nelle M. Krise Rare Books Collection. The library staff will assist with research, reference, course work, and other informational needs.

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Hours of Operation

Spring Semester 2014 Library hours:

Monday – Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Saturday 12.00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Sunday 5.00 p.m. – 11.00 p.m.

Library Closed:
Jan. 18-20, 2014

A bit about the Library…

Housing over 200,000 volumes, e-books, e-journals, as well as many other resources, the Elbin Library supports the curriculum of West Liberty University. Located on the main floor is the Information Commons which includes wired PC's and Mac computers, wireless access, printing, photocopying, and digital imaging. The top floor is designated for quiet study and contains most of the print collection.