Volleyball vs. UMKC
Sep. 05, 12:00 am
Labor Day - Campus closed
Sep. 05, 12:00 am
2015 Party on the Patio Alumni Event
Sep. 05, 09:00 am
2015 Party on the Patio Alumni Event
Sep. 05, 09:00 am
Jayhawk Day
Sep. 05, 09:00 am

Labor Day - no classes
Sep. 07, 12:00 am
Fall Break Begins
Oct. 10, 12:00 am
Classes Resume
Oct. 14, 12:00 am
Emerging Leaders Academy Graduation
Jan. 29, 03:00 pm

Volleyball vs. UMKC
Sep. 05, 12:00 am
Football vs South Dakota State
Sep. 05, 11:00 am
Football vs. South Dakota St.
Sep. 05, 11:00 am
Volleyball vs UMKC
Sep. 05, 04:00 pm
Soccer vs Oregon State
Sep. 06, 07:00 pm

Watson Collections

The print collections in Watson Library include many of the humanities and social sciences. Among those housed in Watson are: philosophy, religion, history, anthropology, recreation, political science, sociology, social welfare, languages & literature, and military sciences.

New books may be browsed just inside the main entrance to Watson.

The majority of KU’s film DVD collection, as well as books on films and motion pictures, can be found in Watson.

Languages from around the world are represented in KU’s collections, including International Collections housed in Watson. KU has extensive collections in French, German, Russian, Spanish and Portuguese, Slavic, and East Asian. Additional strong regional holdings include Slavic, Eurasian, Latin American, and African, with some Arabic language materials available. 

 


Watson Library

1425 Jayhawk Blvd.
Lawrence KS 66045-7530
Information: 785-864-8983
Research help: 785-864-3347

Hours

Today
12 pm - 5 pm
Sun Sep 6
12 pm - 5 pm
Mon Sep 7
12 pm - 10 pm, Labor Day Holiday
Tue Sep 8
8 am - 2 am
Wed Sep 9
8 am - 2 am
Thu Sep 10
8 am - 2 am
Fri Sep 11
8 am - 8 pm
Today
12 pm - 5 pm
Sun Sep 6
12 pm - 5 pm
Mon Sep 7
12 pm - 10 pm, Labor Day Holiday
Tue Sep 8
8 am - 10 pm
Wed Sep 9
8 am - 10 pm
Thu Sep 10
8 am - 10 pm
Fri Sep 11
8 am - 8 pm

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