Calvin T. Ryan Library

University of Nebraska Kearney
2508 11th Avenue
Kearney, NE 68849-2240

Tel: (308) 865-8535
Fax: (308) 865-8722

Dean of the Library
Evan Boyd

Email: boyde@unk.edu
Tel: (308) 865-8546

About the Library


Library Collections

  • Books: Over 210,000 print titles and over 250,000 print volumes. More than 215,000 e-book titles.
  • Periodicals & Journals: Over 600 print subscriptions, and more than 120,000 periodical volumes. Online access to around 89,000 full-text electronic journals.
  • Online Databases: The library subscribes to more than 250 online databases and e-resources including Academic Search Premier, Academic OneFile, JSTOR, LexisNexis, and Ebooks on EBSCOhost.
  • More about the library: The library has collections in other formats, including: compact discs, DVDs, games, kits, and more.
  • University Special Collections & Archives: The Library's Special Collection is a collection of about 2,600 published items, concerning the history of Nebraska, the Plains, and the West. Some of the items are rare and many of them are irreplaceable. Items are cataloged and searchable via the library catalog. UNK Archives collects unique materials related to the past and present of the university; this includes the history of education and the history of central and western Nebraska. Items date from 1905 to the present and include papers, film, pictures, digital files, and much more.
    UNK Archives collects unique materials related to the past and present of the university; other foci include the history of education and the history of central and western Nebraska. Items date from 1905 to the present and include papers, film, pictures, digital files, and much more.
  • United States Government Depository: The Calvin T. Ryan Library has been a selective U.S. Government Depository since 1962. The collection consists of items in print and micro-formats with access to thousands of government publications in online formats. The online collection grows by about 1000 documents per month.
  • Nebraska State Government Depository: The Library is also a Nebraska State Depository with items in print, micro- and online formats.
  • In Brief Online News and information from the Calvin T. Ryan Library @ UNK
  • In Brief: Library newsletter from 2007 to 2016

Software & Technology



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Artwork

Lower Level:

  • Ed Dadey Field Piece, Assemblage
  • Robert C. Therien, Jr. Watergarden I Plus II - Rumors, Oil on Canvas
  • Harold Holoun Platte River Skyscape, Oil on Canvas

First Floor:

  • Robert Benzel Passages, Fiber Work
  • George Lundeen The Flatlander, Bronze
  • Dan Howard Summer by the Platte, Oil on Canvas
  • Keith Lowry Northwest of 70th, Oil on Canvas
  • Marilyn Belschner Calvin T. Ryan, Pastel
  • Frederic Remington The Bronco Buster, Bronze Replica

Second Floor:

  • Raeford Lewis Abstraction #3, Oil on Canvas
  • Kimberly Wills Skating Heritage, Watercolor/Prismacolor
  • Robert Wood Rocky Coast, Reproduction of Oil Painting