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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: WorldCat Discovery and Journal Finder are new research tools and replace what was formerly called the Library Catalog and Full-Text Finder. To access these tools, you must possess a valid 12-digit WAU identification number and password. See the instructions on how to create a password to complete this step. Please contact the library if you experience any significant issues creating a password or using either tool.

 

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


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.

 

June 5 - New History Books is a bibliography of religion books recently acquired by the library and available for students, faculty, and staff to use or borrow.

 

May 23 - 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.

 

May 9 - 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.

 

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

On Thursday, August 17, the library will be open from 5:00 pm to 8:00 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

 

Summer Hours 

Weis Library

Sunday - Closed

Monday - 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Tuesday - 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Wednesday - 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Thursday - 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Friday - 9:00 am to Noon

Saturday - Closed

 

Music Library 

Sunday - Closed

Monday - Closed

Tuesday - Closed

Wednesday - Closed

Thursday - Closed

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