About The Library 

Listed below are more details regarding the Donnelly College Library.

Mission Statement

The Academic Resource Center is the information center of the Donnelly College community. The library focuses on providing educational resources designed to encourage lifelong learning and teaching information literacy skills to ensure our students' future success. Focusing on serving those who might not otherwise be served.

The Academic Resource Center Library is located on the 1st Floor.

Operating Hours and the Librarian

Academic Resource Center: Library Hours

 Monday & Thursday: 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Tuesday & Wednesday: 8:30 AM to 7:00 PM

Friday: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Librarian Hours:

Monday & Thursday: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM 

Tuesday & Wednesday 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM 

Friday: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM 

 Academic Librarian - Tyler Johnson

Tyler Johnson is the academic librarian of Donnelly College. Mr. Johnson earned his Bachelor of Arts in History with a minor in Spanish in 2015 from Emporia State University (ESU). In 2017, he earned a Master of Arts in History where he wrote a thesis regarding the Menninger Clinic of Topeka and diabetes. In 2018, he earned his Master of Library Science degree with a focus on Leadership and Administration. These degrees were earned at ESU as well. Previous library experience includes working at Johnson County Library as a circulation clerk.

Specialties/Subjects of Interest:

  • Information Literacy
  • Reference Services
  • Collection Development
  • Leadership and Administration

Curriculum Vitae (CV) As of 07/15/2021


 Services Provided at The Library

At the Donnelly College Library we provide the following services:

  • Over 3,000 Physical Books
  • Course Reserves for the Common Read and Classroom Textbooks
  • Interlibrary Loan Throughout the State of KS
  • Library Help Guides Which Can be Found Here
  • Research Help via the Reference Desk or Through Email
  • Newspapers and Magazines for Leisure
  • Databases Which Can Be Found Here
  • Study Spaces 
  • A Conference Room
  • Computers
  • Copying Services (10 Cents Per Page)
  • Office Supplies (Hole Punching, Stapling etc.)


Important Documents 

Collection Development Policy 

  • Approved on 12/06/2019 by Donnelly College Presidential Cabinet (revised every two years.)
  • A guide on maintaining library resources.

Donnelly College Library Assessment Data: Fall 2019 to Spring 2021

  • Library assessment data from Fall 2019 to Spring 2021.
  • Includes data relating to traditional library usage, database usage, and LibGuide usage at Donnelly College.

Interlibrary Loan Request Online Form

  • Interlibrary Loan form that grants access to any item in the State of KS.
  • Goes directly to the librarian.
  • Allow 2 to 3 weeks for shipping.

Library Card Application Online Form 

  • Library card application form.
  • Goes directly to the librarian.
  • Signs patron up for State Library Card and Donnelly College Library Card.

Reference Question for the Librarian Online Form

  • Ask a question form.
  • Any question that comes to mind regarding databases, book resources, and/or general research questions.
  • Goes directly to the librarian. 
  • Please allow for one buissness day for a response.

Resource (Book or Database) Request Form 

  • A form for faculty, staff, and students to make a formal request for library resources.
  • Goes out to the community each Fall and Spring semester.