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Wednesday, May 29, 2024
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Library Resources

Library Resources

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openspaces at unk


is the digital repository of UNK and makes available University publications, images, and recordings, as well as Archives and Special Collections materials.

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UNK Special Collections & Archives

The Special Collections is comprised of materials on select subject areas, such as the history of Nebraska, the Great Plains, and settlement of the West. University Archives are comprised of several collections of materials produced by the institution in the course of conducting its business, materials date from as early as 1905.

software and technology

Software & Technology Available

The library has laptops, webcams, Yeti microphones, tracing light boxes, and other items available for checkout at Circulation/Access Services (a.k.a the front desk).

Before you can checkout equipment you will need to submit the Equipment User Agreement form.

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Library Services

Library Services

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Borrowing Library Materials

UNK students, faculty and staff, Nebraska residents age 18 and older, and members of other Nebraska educational institutions may borrow library materials.

No name, address, or other borrower information contained in any circulation records will be revealed to other persons except under conditions as stated in the Library Privacy Policies.

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Faculty Services

The Library offers instruction on library research for undergraduates and graduate students, tailored to courses, assignments and students' research topics.

Librarians are also available to provide instruction in the use of library resources to your classes. Please contact Lindsay Brownfield, or fill out the Library Instruction Request form.

Please visit our faculty services page for additional information.

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Interlibrary Loan / Document Delivery

Interlibrary Loan / Document Delivery allows you to obtain items not owned by the library. This includes books, articles, DVD’s, musical scores, CD’s and microfilm. Ebooks are not available. This service is free for students, staff, and faculty.

Additional info can be found on the Interlibrary Loan / Document Delivery page or their FAQ.

Research Assistance
Citation Guides

A citation style dictates the information necessary for a citation and how the information is ordered, as well as punctuation and other formatting. There are a number of different ways to cite resources in your paper. The citation style sometimes depends on the academic discipline involved.

Library Info

Library Info

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Your library account.

Signing in to your account will provide a broader range of search results and allow you to save items to lists or even save your search results.

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Library Hours

Wednesday, May 29, 2024

UNK Learning Commons

Learning Commons services are available in person and on Zoom for all online and on-campus UNK students. To request an appointment please submit an Appointment Request Form. You can also call the welcome desk 308-865-8905 or visit in person. Due to library renovations the Learning Commons is currently located in University Residence North.

Library Renovation Images

Main floor west side is open, renovation is still ongoing. View additional images on our locations page.

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