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Welcome to 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.


NOTE: To access WorldCat Discovery, Online Databases, and Journal Finder, you must be a student or employee of WAU and have a valid library username and password. To learn how to obtain your username and password, see the following instructions for the group to which you belong: 1) traditional students, faculty, and staff or 2) online students and faculty.

 

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

 

Online Databases | Access general and specialized academic databases.

 

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

 

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

 

Library Orientations | Learn more about library resources and research.

What's New @ Weis Library


October 6 - New Health and Medicine Books is a bibliography of health and medicine books recently acquired by the library and available for students, faculty, and staff to use or borrow.

 

September 21 - New Social Science Books is a bibliography of social science books recently acquired by the library and available for students, faculty, and staff to use or borrow.

 

September 1 - New Biology Books is a bibliography of biology books recently acquired by the library and available for students, faculty, and staff to use or borrow.

 

August 15 - New Education Books is a bibliography of education books recently acquired by the library and available for students, faculty, and staff to use or borrow.

 

June 21 - New Business Books is a bibliography of business books recently acquired by the library and available for students, faculty, and staff to use or borrow.

 

Don Essex is the Director of Weis Library
Don Essex is the Director of Weis Library

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

Effective Tuseday, October 17, the library's computers will be available only to students and employees of WAU.

Effective Tuesday, October 17, the library's building will be open for only students and employees of WAU between 9:00 pm and 11:00 pm.


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

 

Regular Hours 

Weis Library

Sunday - 1:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Monday - 8:30 am to 11:00 pm

Tuesday - 8:30 am to 11:00 pm

Wednesday - 8:30 am to 11:00 pm

Thursday - 8:30 am to 11:00 pm

Friday - 8:30 am to Noon

Saturday - Closed

 

Music Library 

Sunday - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Monday - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Tuesday - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Wednesday - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Thursday - 7:00 pm to 9:00 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

Serials 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