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Dean's Welcome

 

Hello and welcome to the Eugene S. Farley Library, named in honor of the first president of Wilkes University one of the largest resource libraries in the region, with more than 200,000 volumes of books and bound journals, over 430 journals and newspaper subscriptions; 10,000 full text online journals, microforms, instructional audio-video materials, and a growing collection of classic films on DVD. 

The library has fine collections in English and American literature, history, the sciences, and mathematics, and sizable collections in other academic disciplines reflected in the University curriculum.

Farley library is also home to the University Archives, four special collection rooms, and a SMART classroom. 

Students have access to 68 desktop computers and fourteen wireless laptops that can be used anywhere within the libraries wireless environment.  The newly constructed Alden Learning Commons provides students a technology rich learning environment that has four enclosed group study rooms, twenty open group study areas that can accommodate groups of one to six students, the University Writing Center, and the University Teaching Commons.

More importantly the library boasts a well trained and friendly staff eager to help students and faculty with all their information needs.

We look forward to seeing you soon in the E. S. Farley Library.

Mr. John C. Stachacz

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