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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.

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.

 

What’s New @ Weis Library

November 15 – 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.

November 1 – 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.

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

April 15 – 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.

March 28 – 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.

March 18 – 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.

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

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

January 25 – 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

The library will be closed from Friday, December 14 through Sunday, January 6 for the Christmas Break.


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 1:00 pm
Saturday – Closed

Music Library
Sunday – Closed
Monday – 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Tuesday – 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Wednesday – 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Thursday – 2:30 pm to 4:30 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