The Ancilla Library

Library Hours

Fall Hours

    • Monday – Thursday: 8:00 AM -9:00 PM
    • Friday: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    • Saturday:  10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Fall Break Hours:

  • Thursday:  8 AM – 4:30 PM
  • Friday:  8 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Closed Saturday

Contact Us

Library Phone:  574-936-8898 ex. 323

Library Staff
Cassaundra Bash, Director of Library Services:
Lora Vieting, Evening Supervisor:
Karen Lopez, Reference Librarian:

Research Resources

NOTE:  We have updated our off-campus access system.  You will need to set a password for the new off-campus access.   Follow Library Account Login Instructions on how to set a password, or reset a forgotten password.

WorldCat Local searches our online catalog and databases, along with select web sources, simultaneously. Select Ancilla College Library Gerald J. Ball under “Libraries to search” option to limit results to items available at our library.

Looking for eBooks?  Use EBSCOhost eBook Collection.
Salem Science’s Encyclopedia of Mathematics and Society

Looking for magazine, newspaper, or peer-reviewed journal articles?  Use our online databases:

Gale Cengage
America’s Historical Newspapers
Open Access Resources

Course Reserves

Course Reserves provide class-specific links to library and electronic resources your instructors have chosen specifically for their classes. Click to find your class-specific list of resources.

Homework Help

Center for Student Achievement is for tutoring, testing, and disability services. Math Lab is available for students needing extra help with Hawkes and math, and Writing Lab will proofread papers and help with citation.



Searching Simplified is our database searching tutorial. While it is EBSCO-specific in many ways, a lot of the basic information can be used with other databases, too.

Other Library Tutorials

Featured Tutorial:

What the Heck Is Peer-Review? in under 2 minutes by clbash on GoAnimate

Coffee Bar:  Coffee, Tea, Hot Cocoa

While you’re at the library, why not enjoy a hot cup of coffee, tea, or cocoa?  Only 65 cents/cup!

Current flavors:

Coffee:  Medium Roast, Dark Roast, Espresso, French Vanilla, Caramel Creme, Double Dip Chocolate

Tea:  Organic Earl Grey Black Tea, Organic Panfired Green Tea, Tropical Citrus Green Tea

Cocoa:  Swiss Miss® Regular Milk Chocolate Cocoa, Swiss Miss® No Sugar Added Cocoa, Swiss Miss® Cocoa with Mini Marshmallows, Swiss Miss® Dark Chocolate Sensation