Welcome to the Donnelly College Library!

Reading is a conversation. All books talk. But a good book listens as well.

– Mark Haddon (author)

Below are quick links to useful library pages that will assist you in your research

  • Search Library Catalog
    • This gives you access to the Donnelly College Library and Kansas City Kansas Public Library (KCKPL) catalog.
  • Search Online Databases
    • Databases are a collection of journal articles, book chapters, news, reports, video, and other resources, you can use for class papers or research. The link will take you to a list of online databases that are available.
    • Need an e-library card? Visit the library or email library@donnelly.edu to register for a library e-card.
      • Type in Subject line: Request Library e-card. Specify if you want a Donnelly Library e-card or State of Kansas Library e-card, or both!
  • Search Open Access (Free) Databases 
    • Open access databases provide free access to academic scholarly articles, journals, and textbooks. This provides resources at no extra cost to students and increases scholarly communication among academics. These are reliable sources of information that can be used in your class papers or research.
  • Search Library Guides 
    • This is a list of resource guides such as: Writing style guides (MLA, APA, etc.), Common Read, Information Literacy and other types of guides.
  • Library Conference Room Reservation
    • Reserve the library conference room for studying or to meet with colleagues in private. Email Library@donnelly.edu and type in the Subject line: Reserve Library Conference Room. The room is open until reserved. 


Do you have questions or other library needs?  Such as:

·         Request a Donnelly Library or Kansas State Library E-Library card.
·         How to find articles, books, or other resources for class papers.
·         How to request articles or books not available at Donnelly College Library.
·         Reserve Library Conference Room.
·         Other library or class paper questions.
Send your questions to: Library@Donnelly.edu