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About the Library

The Katie Murrell library at Lindsey Wilson College, is a modern, information-age library with a growing collection of books, periodicals, and online databases. The 24,000 square feet library is named in memory of "Miss Katie" Murrell, a 1909 LWC alumna who served for more than 30 years at the college.  It is housed in the Holloway Building, named in honor of the late Gertrude and Peak Holloway, parents of Robert Holloway, Chairman of the Lindsey Wilson College Board of Trustees.

The Katie Murrell Library offers:

  • 60,500 locally held books and AV titles.
  • 250,000 electronic titles, e-books, online encyclopedias, and dictionaries.
  • 80,000 cataloged streaming media titles.
  • Over 35,000 cataloged government titles available as a service to the citizens of the region.
  • Full-text reference databases with literary, business, biographical, artistic, and scientific information.
  • Over 150,000 journals and magazines in online, print, and microform.
  • Interlibrary loan access to titles in other libraries around the nation with courier service from within Kentucky three days per week.
  • 45 public access Internet computers, data jacks and a wireless network.
  • Access to printers, a photocopier, and scanners.
  • AV/Media Services with AV equipment for students and faculty.
  • The Thomas Clark Reading Room: a comfortable space for reading, study, small group meetings, or quiet reflection.
  • A variety of work and study spaces: group rooms, tables, or study carrels.
  • The Library Conference Room with videoconference connectivity to Scottsville and to other similar videoconference facilities around the world.
  • A friendly, experienced, supportive staff who teach students how to use the library in class settings and in one-to-one contacts.
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