Edwards Campus Information from KU Libraries

Where Do I Start My Research?

To start your research, go to the KU Libraries homepage.

Research Help & Consultation

For research help or to meet for a consultation, go to Ask a Librarian.

Request Articles, Books, and More

Log-in to WebRetrieve to request articles, books, and more from KU Libraries and other worldwide libraries and institutions. See Picking Up and Returning Library Materials for more information about accessing print materials.  Contact Acquisitions & Resource Sharing at acqrs@ku.edu or call 785-864-3960 with your questions.

Picking Up and Returning Library Materials

For print materials identified through Quick Search or the Catalog, eligible borrowers who live outside of Lawrence and Douglas County may use Home Loan Delivery to request physical materials be mailed to them.

Books should be returned to the book drop located in front of the east entrance to the Regents Center building. Returned materials will take a week or longer before they appear as returned on your library account. While library materials are in transit to Lawrence, borrowers may receive overdue notices for the items. Materials are backdated to the date they are returned at the Edwards Campus.

Renewing KU Libraries Materials

To renew materials, go to the KU Libraries homepage. Under “Borrow, Renew, Return,” click My Account and log in. Click the “Renew?” box in front of each item to be renewed, and then click the “Renew Items” button at the bottom of the list. Be certain to review the “Items Checked Out” list again to verify renewal and the new due dates.  For renewal problems, call the Watson Library Checkout Desk at 785-864-8983 or email the Circulation Business Specialist at libfines@ku.edu.

Library Fines

For questions about library fines, email the Circulation Business Specialist at libfines@ku.edu or call the Watson Library Checkout Desk at 785-864-8983.

Payment of Library Fines

Payment for fines should be made online with a credit card or by mailing a check to:

              Circulation Business Specialist
              Watson Library, Room 350
              1425 Jayhawk Blvd.
              Lawrence, KS 66045

See Pay Library Charges Online for assistance with online payments.

New KU Library Borrower Cards

For information about applying for a new KU Library Borrower Card, see Other Library Users.

Renewing KU Library Borrower Cards

Request renewal by mail with an email message to the Circulation Business Specialist at libfines@ku.edu or by calling the Watson Library Checkout Desk at 785-864-8983.

Library Privileges at Other Institutions

KU students, faculty, staff, and affiliates have access to many of the resources of other libraries. For more information, see Library Privileges at Other Institutions.  For assistance getting access, send email to the Circulation Business Specialist at libfines@ku.edu and indicate that you are located at the Edwards Campus.


For questions about copyright, see Copyright Resources or email Copyright Support at copyright@ku.edu.

Citation Management Tools and KU Thesis & Dissertation Formatting

For questions about EndNote, Zotero or thesis and dissertation formatting (ETD), see Citation Management Tools and KU Thesis and Dissertation Formatting.  You may also send e-mail to library staff at endnote@ku.edu.

Data Management

For assistance with data management plans and library-related aspects of grant proposals, see Research Data Management or contact Jamene Brooks-Kieffer, Data Services Librarian, at jamenebk@ku.edu or 785-864-5238.

Sharing Your Scholarship

KU ScholarWorks is the digital repository of the University of Kansas. It contains scholarly work created by KU faculty, staff and students, as well as material from the University Archives.  For more information about submitting to KU ScholarWorks, contact Marianne Reed with an email message to mreed@ku.edu.  For information about KU ScholarWorks in general, email KU ScholarWorks at kuscholarworks@ku.edu.

Additional Faculty Services

Linking to Library E-Resources in Your Blackboard Page

For linking instructions, Visit Accessing KU Libraries Online Resources, email Acquisitions and Resource Sharing at acqrs@ku.edu, or call 785-864-3960.

Instruction on Library Resources

Complete the Request Library Instruction form to contact the library to explore options for library instruction.  See KU Libraries What to Expect: 2020-2021 page for additional information.

Course Reserve

Although on-site course reserve is no longer available at the Edwards Campus, instructors can request e-books for their course reserve by emailing KU Libraries Content Development at libcolldev@ku.edu and typing "Edwards campus request" in the subject line.


Contact Operations at Edwards Campus: kuecservices@ku.edu, 913-897-8539.

Questions about KU Libraries services and resources: Ask a Librarian.

For updated information about KU Libraries services and facilities, see What to Expect.