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New Students

Welcome to Coates Library!

Coates Library front entrance 

This guide will introduce you to Coates Library and to the many resources we have both in the library and online. 

If you have questions, email or make an appointment with your FYE librarian.

Coates Library by the numbers!

  • We are four floors
  • We have one of the largest print collections for a Liberal Arts school
  • You have access to over 300 databases for articles and eBooks
  • There are six instructional librarians that you might see in a class
  • There are five other departments in the library!
    • Academic Advising
    • Tiger Learning Commons
    • The Collaborative for Teaching and Learning
    • Information Technology Services (ITS)
    • Center for International Engagement