Gangwish Library Overview

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

The Gangwish Library collection currently contains over 55,459 books and over 400,000 e-books, and multimedia materials. In addition, the library maintains subscriptions to 1 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, the Sciences, Engineering, Nursing, Business, the Humanities, Information Technology, Human Resources and Education.

The library website is a centralized portal providing students with access to the library catalog, Ebsco, Discovery Search (EDS), Full Text Finder, library hours of operation, the online databases, electronic books, web directories, search engines, and research guides - specialized subject resource links, university archives resources and collections and bibliographic aids. Access to the library catalog, electronic databases, reference services, and other resources are available to students, faculty and staff via the the Ottawa University Portal.