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Research Guides

Eastern Washington University Libraries

Services for Graduate Students

General Frequently Asked Questions

Library Stats

  • 21 miles of shelving in the JFK Library
  • 1.5 million items
  • 750,000 titles
  • 30,000+ online or print periodicals
  • 14,400 videos/DVDs
  • 100+ electronic databases
  • 200 laptops for check-out
  • Around 100 public computer stations
  • 1,270 seats
  • 12 group study rooms
  • 1 coffee shop - Thomas Hammer on the Main Level
  • Wireless access throughout the JFK Library

When is the library open?

During fall/winter/spring quarters, the hours are

Monday-Thursday: 7:30am to 10pm

Friday: 7:30am to 4pm

Saturday: CLOSED

Sunday: 1pm to 9pm

See Library Hours for more information.

Where is the library?

Where can I study?

  • At study carrels and tables scattered throughout the library
  • In group study rooms: 7 on the Lower Level and 5 on the Upper Level
  • Assigned lockable carrels for students working on their thesis; contact Circulation Desk at 359-7888 or email for availability

How can I check out a laptop or other equipment?

  • Go to the Lower Level Services Desk to check out a laptop, digital camera, projector, etc. See Equipment Checkout for a full inventory and more information.

How can I get more help with my research?

How can I get more help with my writing?

  • Contact the Writers' Center. You will need to make an appointment with them, but they can meet face-to-face or virtually.

For more frequently asked questions, see the general FAQ.