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Circulation Page - A description of services available to WSU Students, Faculty, Staff and Community Users at Ablah Library

Book Transfer Service

Certain library materials can be transferred from Ablah Library on the main campus to either the WSU South or WSU West locations.

There are three off-campus options for returning library materials:

  • You can return items at the WSU West at 3801 N. Walker Avenue, Maize, KS 67101
  • You can return items at the WSU South at 200 W. Greenway, Suite 15a, Derby, KS 67037
  • You can mail items back to us at Wichita State University, Ablah Library - Circulation, 1845 N. Fairmount, Wichita, KS 67260-0068

Avoid the trip across town to pick up your library books!

WSU students taking courses at the WSU South and WSU West are eligible to have library books transferred from Ablah Library to the closest satellite facility for their convenience.  Just check out the library catalog at to find your book and click on Item Request.

How to request a Book Transfer

  • Search the library catalog to find items needed.
  • From the catalog record, select Item Request.
  • Sign in with your MyWSU ID number and last name
  • Click on Campus Delivery
  • In the next screen, select your desired pick-up location, either "West Campus" or "South Campus."
  • Hit "Submit" and you're done!

When the library processes your request, you will receive an email confirming that the items are being shipped. Drop by the campus location you selected in 48 hours and your books will be ready to go. 

Returning your books

All library books can be returned to both WSU South and WSU West This applies to any books checked out through Book Transfer or items picked up from Ablah. WSU Library Book Drops can be found in the lobby of each site, and all items placed inside are forwarded back to the main campus to be checked in. If you happen to be the in the neighborhood of the main campus, there is a 24-Hour Book Drop located on the east side of Ablah Library for your convenience as well.

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