These services are intended for the students, faculty and staff of Washburn University. If you are not affiliated with Washburn University, we will reply to your inquiry only if it relates to the University or a unique resource of the Mabee Library.
Mabee Library has Internet-accessible computers. All are free to use. Ask in the Library for the location of these terminals.
Visit our Video Help Guide to learn about everything from Starting the Research Process to Using MS Word.
If you are enrolled in distance education or online programs at Washburn, reside outside of Shawnee County, and do not attend classes on the main campus, you may:
Submit the Distance Learners Materials Request Form for retrieval of books, journal articles, and other materials from Mabee Library. This includes delivery to your home via first-class mail. Most journal articles are sent via email. Distance students are responsible for returning books, including postage.
Use ILLiad Interlibrary Loan service to request books, journal articles, and other materials not held by Mabee Library for delivery to your home via first-class mail. Most journal articles are sent via email. Distance students are responsible for returning books, including postage, to Mabee Interlibrary Loan.
Zotero is easy to use FireFox extension to help you collect, manage, and cite your research sources. It lives right where you do your work- in the web browser itself. Minimum Requirements Firefox for Windows, Mac, or Linux. Zotero is not compatible with earlier versions of these browsers.