University Library

Leyburn LibraryWelcome to the University Library! We are a teaching organization that collaborates with faculty to prepare students for life-long learning as informed global citizens. Our faculty and staff look forward to supporting your teaching, learning, research, and other information needs through our spaces, services, and collections.

Library Hours

Leyburn and Telford Libraries are open to W&L faculty, staff, & students 7 days a week, 24 hours a day while classes are in session.

Special Collections & Archives is open Monday-Friday 10am-4pm while classes are in session.

See special hours for break periods and summer hours.

Fast Finds

Library Catalog

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Find print and electronic books, articles, films, and other resources using keywords or an advanced search.

A-Z Databases

Find the best library databases for your research.


Find print and electronic journals for your research.

Research Guides

Browse guides to library research resources by subject. 


Contact information for the faculty and staff of the University Library.

Interlibrary Loan

Request articles, books, and other resources from other libraries.

Room Reservations

Use 25Live to reserve a study or meeting room in Leyburn Library.

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