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:
- 60,500 locally held books and AV titles.
- 250,000 electronic titles, e-books, online encyclopedias, and
- 80,000 cataloged streaming media titles.
- Over 35,000 cataloged government titles available as a service
to the citizens of the region.
- Full-text reference databases with literary, business,
biographical, artistic, and scientific information.
- Over 150,000 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
- 45 public access Internet computers, data jacks and a wireless
- Access to printers, a photocopier, and scanners.
- AV/Media Services with AV equipment for students and
- The Thomas Clark Reading Room: a comfortable space for reading,
study, small group meetings, or quiet reflection.
- A variety of work and study spaces: group rooms, tables, or
- 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