Weis Library

Weis Library: Where Excellence Is Sustained

Weis Library supports the learning community of Washington Adventist University by providing information resources and services for students, faculty, and staff that sustain excellence in education and service.


WorldCat Discovery | Find books, e-books, articles, videos, and more.

Online Databases | Access general and specialized academic databases.

Journal Finder | Locate full-text electronic journals and magazines.

Research Guides | View research guides on library resources by subject.

Library Orientations | Learn more about library resources and research.

Policies and Forms | Obtain further information about library policies.

Copyright Information | See copyright policies, factsheets, and guidance.


Are you having trouble accessing information using the above links? The problem could be that you are using the wrong credentials. Please see How to Access Weis Library’s Online Information Resources for instructions on obtaining a library username and password.

What’s New @ Weis Library


February 23 – New Healthcare Administration Books is a bibliography of healthcare administration recently acquired by the library and available for students, faculty, and staff to use or borrow.

January 23 – New Psychology Books is a bibliography of psychology books recently acquired by the library and available for students, faculty, and staff to use or borrow.

November 25 – New Religion Books is a bibliography of religion books recently acquired by the library and available for students, faculty, and staff to use or borrow.

October 20 – New Literature Books is a bibliography of literature books recently acquired by the library and available for students, faculty, and staff to use or borrow.

September 16 – New Nursing Books is a bibliography of nursing books recently acquired by the library and available for students, faculty, and staff to use or borrow.

July 26 – New Communication Books is a bibliography of communication books recently acquired by the library and available for students, faculty, and staff to use or borrow.

May 27 – New Political Studies Books is a bibliography of political studies books recently acquired by the library and available for students, faculty, and staff to use or borrow.

Recommended Resource


Films On Demand is a streaming video service that provides access to a collection of more than 22,000 educational films from over 700 producers. The videos may be watched in segments or in their entirety.

The subjects covered include art, biology, business, communication, education, health, history, languages, literature, mathematics, medicine, music, philosophy, religion, political science, psychology, physical sciences, technology, and more.

ANNOUNCE­MENTS

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Weis Library will be closed to the public, including WAU students and employees, for the rest of the summer.

Please see Library Access During Campus Closures to learn how use the library’s online information resources during this time.

Contact Information

Theofield G. Weis Library
Washington Adventist University
7600 Flower Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912
Phone: 301-891-4217
Fax: 301-891-4204
Email: library@wau.edu

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REGULAR HOURS

Weis Library
Sunday – 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Monday – 8:30 am to 10:00 pm
Tuesday – 8:30 am to 10:00 pm
Wednesday – 8:30 am to 10:00 pm
Thursday – 8:30 am to 10:00 pm
Friday – 8:30 am to 1:00 pm
Saturday – Closed

Music Library
Sunday – Closed
Monday – 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Tuesday – 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Wednesday – 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Thursday – 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Friday – Closed
Saturday – Closed

Library Departments
Access Services: 301-891-4223
Acquisitions: 301-891-4218
Cataloging: 301-891-4221
Circulation Desk: 301-891-4220
Director: 301-891-4222
Information Desk: 301-891-4217
Serials: 301-891-4216

Library Staff
Don Essex
Library Director
301-891-4222 | dessex@wau.edu

Kathy Hecht
Circulation Technician
301-891-4216 | khecht@wau.edu

Genevieve Singh
Cataloger
301-891-4221 | gsingh@wau.edu

Deborah Szasz
Acquisitions Technician
301-891-4218 | dszasz@wau.edu