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About the Libraries

Ablah Library Building Fun Facts

  • Ablah Library building size: 157,924 square feet
  • Construction date: 1962, addition added in 1989
  • Edmiston 24-Hour Study Room added: 1999
  • KGS Networked Seminar Complex dedicated 2005
  • Miles of shelving: 28
  • Seating capacity: 800
  • Group study rooms: 14
  • Faculty carrels and individual focus rooms: 27
  • Public use computers/scholar's workstations: 153

Ablah Library (main library)

Ablah Library serves as the main library facility for WSU. As a primary research resource, we strive to support faculty and student needs.

McKinley Chemistry Library

The McKinley Chemistry Library, a branch of the Wichita State University Libraries, is located on the first floor of McKinley Hall. Learn more about the Chemistry Library on the Chemistry Library page.

Thurlow Lieurance Music Library / MALIC

The Thurlow Lieurance Memorial Music Library is located in the Music and Languages Innovation Center (MALIC), in Jardine Hall, room 313, along with the Savaiano-Cress Language Lab. Learn more on the Music Library home page.

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Welcome to Ablah Library

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