About the Library
The Katie Murrell library at Lindsey Wilson
College, is a modern, information-age library with a growing
collection of books, periodicals, and online databases. The 24,000
square feet library is named in memory of "Miss Katie" Murrell, a
1909 LWC alumna who served for more than 30 years at the
college. It is housed in the Holloway Building, named in
honor of the late Gertrude and Peak Holloway, parents of Robert
Holloway, Chairman of the Lindsey Wilson College Board of
The Katie Murrell Library offers:
- 65,500 locally held books and AV titles.
- A virtual cataloged collection of 179,000 electronic titles,
e-books, online encyclopedias, and dictionaries.
- 35,800 cataloged streaming musical recordings.
- 1,650 cataloged streaming video titles.
- Over 28,500 cataloged government titles available as a service
to the citizens of the region.
- Multiple full-text reference databases with literary, business,
biographical, artistic, and scientific information.
- Over 29,000 journals and magazines in online, print, and
- Interlibrary loan access to titles in other libraries around
the nation with courier service from within Kentucky three days per
- 44 public access Internet computers, data jacks and a wireless
- AV/Media Services with AV equipment for students and faculty:
digital cameras, DVD/VCR players, viewing televisions and three
- The Thomas Clark Reading Room: a comfortable space for reading,
study, small group meetings, or quiet reflection.
- The Library Conference Room with videoconference connectivity
to Scottsville and to other similar videoconference facilities
around the world.
- A friendly, experienced, supportive staff who teach students
how to use the library in class settings and in one-to-one