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The circulating collection is on the top floor of Kelly Library. These books may be checked out by college or community members with current borrower ID cards. Materials can be found by using the Online Catalog.
The reference collection is on the main floor of Kelly Library. It is for in-library use and contains general encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, subject encyclopedias and other reference works. Kelly Library subscribes to many online reference works accessible from the library web page for current students, faculty and staff.
Government Documents are located on the bottom floor of Kelly Library. This collection consists of microforms which may be used with the reader-printers which are located on the main floor of the library, and print documents which may be checked out. Electronic access to online documents is available through the library's Government Documents web page and the HAL Online Catalog.
Video, DVD, CD, and Audio-Cassette collections are housed on the main floor. Materials can be found by using the Online Catalog. Items in these collections have circulation restrictions. Refer to the Circulation Policies page or ask at the Circulation Desk for specific policies.
Periodicals in print format are located on the main floor of Kelly Library. Current issues are shelved in the Periodicals Alcove. Kelly Library subscribes to approximately 500 print journals. Another 28,000+ journals are available via online databases for current students, faculty, and staff. A title list of these journals is available through our E-Journal List
Archives and Special Collections, located on the top floor of Kelly Library, contains documents important in the history of the college and the region and the archives and documents of the Holston Conference of the United Methodist Church. Access to these collections is available by appointment with the archivist. See the Archives and Special Collections web page for specific information.
The Children's Collection is on the top floor of Kelly Library. This collection primarily supports the teacher education program of the College. Materials can be found by using the Online Catalog.
Materials that are on reserve can be picked up at the library circulation desk. To find out what materials are on reserve you can go to the Reserves section of the online catalog through the link on the main page of the library website and search by professor (last name first) or course name.
The copiers are located near the circulation desk on the main floor. Black and white copies are 10 cents and color copies are 50 cents. Letter, legal, and ledger paper sizes are available. Please come to the Circulation Desk if assistance is needed.
One scanner is available on the main floor in the research computer area and two scanners are in the Kelly Lab on the ground floor of the library.
Loan Periods for Emory & Henry College Faculty
Items that the library does not have can be requested from other libraries for current students, faculty, and staff through interlibrary loan. The requests are made online through ILLiad, which is linked on the main page of the library website.
To see if a specific journal is available in full-text online, click the E-Journals by Title link on the main library page. Enter the title of the journal you are looking for and click search. If the journal is available electronically it will be displayed here, along with the date range and database.
Yes, online databases are available from off campus. After selecting a database you will be prompted for a username and password. Use those associated with your Emory & Henry email account (without typing the @ehc.edu).
Electronic resources available through Kelly Library can be found on the library website under the Journal Articles and Databases link. They are available in an A-Z online database list, as well as broken down by subject area.
If an online article is not full-text in the database that you are searching, you can make note of the journal and date of publication to see if it is full-text in a different database. Click on the E-Journals by Title link on the main page of the library website, enter the title of the journal you are looking for and click search. If the journal is available electronically it will be displayed here, along with the date range and database. You can also check for print availability by doing a title search in the Online Catalog.
If the journal that the article is in is not available in any of the online databases then it can be requested through Interlibrary Loan.