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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.

Quick Search

Find Library Resources

Choose from all library databases

Search for articles

Search for eBooks

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. 

Library Social Media

Library Blog Link
Kirkwood LibBlog contains news, resources and other useful information.


Kirkwood Library Facebook Link
Kirkwood Library Services Facebook page with updates and library news.


Kirkwood Library YouTube Link
Kirkwood Library Services YouTube channel has citation tutorials and info on accessing resources.


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Kirkwood Library Services Twitter feed shares library news and other fun information and research-related news.

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.


Ask a Librarian


Cedar Rapids Campus Library
       Phone: 319-398-5697
       Toll-free 866-452-8504

Iowa City Campus Library
       Phone: 319-887-3613

Library Hours

The Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Libraries are currently closed, along with the rest of the college.

The library continues to offer online services and research help during the following hours:


Summer hours

On August 3rd we hope to re-open both campus libraries for limited services. Until then, these are the hours for online help:

May 26 through August 14th  
Monday-Thursday 8am to 9pm
Friday 8am to noon
Saturday and Sunday Closed



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