The Howard Greenwell Library provides information and library services to meet the educational needs of the KWC community and to prepare students for the process of life-long learning. In addition to maintaining a collection of materials in a variety of formats, the library provides electronic access to resources worldwide. By developing information literacy and computer competency, Greenwell Library equips students, faculty and staff to fully participate in today’s information-based global economy.
Located in the center of campus and adjacent to the Winchester Center, Greenwell Library houses more than 150,000 books, periodicals, government documents and audiovisual materials for curriculum support and independent learning. The library’s online catalog provides integrated access to the library’s collections as well as resources worldwide. A classroom, computer lab and several study areas are located within Greenwell Library. The library maintains several special collections, including the Kentucky United Methodist Heritage Center, a Kentuckiana Collection, the College archives and a collection of unique, rare and fragile books.
In support of the mission of Kentucky Wesleyan College, the Howard Greenwell Library provides information resources and services to meet the educational needs of the KWC community and to prepare students for the process of life-long learning. The library strives to provide quality information services that are sufficiently flexible to meet the challenges of educational and technological change.
Materials and collections that support the College’s curricular programs and independent learning, and are responsive to student and faculty needs
Access to information resources locally and worldwide, utilizing cooperative relationships for mutually advantageous resource sharing
Informed students and faculty who can identify, locate, evaluate and effectively use information resources
An archival collection of materials relevant to the history of the College