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Distance Learning

This page is designed to help those students and faculty who access library services only online.

Welcome to Distance Learning Library Services

Welcome to your online library! We are here to help you find the information you need and use it in your work. If you have any questions or need some help, just ask!

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Find Library Resources

Choose from all library databases

Search for articles

Search for eBooks

Recommended research help guides

Search journals by title

Need library material off-campus? No problem!

Are you a distance student who can't make it to a Kirkwood campus or county center?  No problem! Kirkwood Library Services is here to help, regardless of your location!

You can access most information online through our Library WorldCat search, and through our online databases. Just have your k number and password ready to enter:

We also deliver print books and interlibrary loan books to all of Kirkwood’s seven-county centers (Benton, Linn, Jones, Iowa, Johnson, Cedar or Washington counties). Follow the directions below to hold a book that's checked out, or deliver a book to a different location:

See our Center Delivery guide for even more information on services and resources for our off-campus students. 

Off-campus Access

To access databases from off campus, enter your k number and password for the user name and password.

Renew Books Online

Your login is your K number and password.

Contact us


Library Hours

Library Hours:
Monday - Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday - Sunday CLOSED
Holiday and break hours  See calendar

Cedar Rapids Campus Library

Benton Hall

6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW, Cedar Rapids, IA


If you need disability-related accommodations in order to use the Library, our website, or our resources, please contact the library at or 319-398-5697.