The Ancilla Library

Library Hours

NOTE:  The library will be open on Sunday, April 27 from 1 PM — 5 PM!

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

Contact Us

Library Phone:  574-936-8898 ex. 323
Library email (general):

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

Research Resources

Looking for books, DVDs, or CDs?  Use our online catalog.

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
NewsBank (newspapers only)
Open Access Resources

Primo searches our online catalog and databases, along with select web sources, simultaneously. It’s your all-in-one search!

Resource Centers provide subject-specific links to online assistance, research, and resources. Click to find your subject or class-specific guide.

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.

Opacapalooza! (under construction)

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