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Distance Learning

This page is designed for faculty, students, and staff at the Distance Learning Department.

Welcome to Distance Learning Library Services

Welcome to your online library! Please see the library's UPDATES: Library Response to coronavirus page for the latest information on methods and hours of availability for librarian research help.

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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

When you are off campus, you will be prompted for a username and password.
Username: K number
Password: EagleNet password

Renew Books Online

My Library Account
Your login is your K number and EagleNet Password.


Contact us

  • Click "Ask a librarian" to chat online
  • Phone: 319-398-5697 (Cedar Rapids)
  • Phone: 319-887-3613 (Iowa City)
  • Toll-free 866-452-8504
  • Text: 319-774-6491
  • Make a research consultation appointment
  • Email: (Cedar Rapids)
  • Email: (Iowa City)

Library Hours

The Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Libraries are open the following hours:
Fall Semester, Cedar Rapids Campus:
Monday - Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday  7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. (online only)
Sunday  3 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Fall Semester, Iowa City Campus (for now, while classes have moved online):
Monday - Thursday

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

5 p.m. - 9 p.m.(online only)

Friday  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. (online only)
Sunday  3 p.m. - 8 p.m. (online only)



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