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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!

Quick Search

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

When you are off campus, you will be prompted for a username and password. Enter your k number and password.

Renew Books Online

My Library Account
Your login is your K number and password.


Contact us

  • CR Reference: 319-398-5697
  • CR Circulation: 319-398-5696
  • IC Circulation: 319-887-3613
  • IC Reference: 319-887-3612
  • Text Reference: 319-774-6491
  • Make a research help appointment
  • Email: (Cedar Rapids)
  • Email: (Iowa City)

Library Hours

Library Hours:
Cedar Rapids Campus:
Monday - Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Friday  7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sunday  3 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Holiday hours  See calendar
Iowa City Campus:
Monday - Thursday

7:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Friday  7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. 
Sunday  Closed
Holiday hours See calendar

Cedar Rapids Campus Library

Benton Hall

6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW, Cedar Rapids, IA

Iowa City Campus Library

107 Credit Center Building

1816 Lower Muscatine Rd., Iowa City, IA