E.S. Farley Library

Largest Resource Library in the Region

E.S. Farley Library houses more than books. You'll find computer labs, group study rooms, the University Archives, and Writing Center.

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Information for Remote Learning

A research guide for distance learners is available for Wilkes University students. This guide is intended to help you navigate online library resources and get full-text access to eBooks and online journal articles. Online library resources are available to Wilkes students who are unable to be on campus. You will need your Wilkes login (username and password for D2L, Wilkes e-mail, and Wilkes portal) to remotely access online library materials.

Research Guide for Distance Learners


Find books in the E.S. Farley Library on campus and online. Search for books in other libraries, request InterLibrary Loans, search our Databases & Indexes, browse journals and more.

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Learn about library services targeted specifically to students, including research help, assistance from librarians and research guides. Access our Circulation Department, review how to check out books, DVDs and technology or gain insight on how to manage your library account and services available inside the Farley Library building; including computer labs, study rooms, and the Alden Learning Commons. 

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About Us

Learn more about the Eugene S. Farley Library, built in 1968, and named in honor of the first President of Wilkes University. One of the largest resource libraries in the region, the E.S. Farley Library is located on the corner of South Franklin and South Streets.

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Writing Center

As a peer mentoring-based academic support resource, the Wilkes Writing Center is the central location and delivery agency for the Writing Mentor Program. It is staffed by undergraduate peer consultants and a graduate assistant.trained to assist all writers at Wilkes.

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The Writing Center staff and tutors look forward to working with you.

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