Gangwish Library Overview

The Gangwish Library, located on the grounds of The College in Ottawa, Kansas, serves not only The College but also OUAZ-Surprise and the adult campuses throughout the United States through the electronic delivery of many resources and services.

The Gangwish Library collection currently contains over 53,262 books and other printed materials, over 97,772 e-books, and 1,030 multimedia materials. In addition, the library maintains subscriptions to 105 electronic databases that offer indexes, abstracts, 362,000 full text of journals and other resources from leading information providers. Collectively these databases cover a wide range of academic disciplines including the arts, sciences, business, humanities, technology, human resources and education.

The library website is a centralized portal for library communications and services. The website provides students with access to the library catalog, hours of operation, subscription databases, online book orders, electronic books, Web directories, search engines, (libguides) - specialized subject resource links, and bibliographic aids. Access to the library catalog, electronic databases, reference services, and other resources are available to students, faculty and staff via the Internet.