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Spokane Academic Library

Supporting the health sciences programs of Washington State University in Spokane.

Library Services

Books and Periodicals

  • Browse Search It to view the library’s holdings of print and digital books, journals, and other materials.
  • View a full list of the Library’s online databases and indexes
  • Search the library’s holdings of eJouranls
  • Course reserves are available at the Library’s circulation desk. These are a selection of materials that are required for courses on campus.
  • Books and articles that are available on other campuses or through other libraries can be sent to WSU-affiliated patrons through mail (physical materials) or digitally (PDFs of articles/chapters). Learn more about interlibrary loan.


  • Internet access is available for WSU-affiliated users and community patrons
  • Equipment to view coursework-related videos
  • Laptops, iPads, and other technology can be checked out from the Library circulation desk
  • Printer and scanner are available for all patrons. Printing requires a small fee per page. Ask at the circulation desk for assistance.
  • Several desktop computers on the main floor of the library provide access to Microsoft Office and internet browsing

Study Space

  • Reserve one of several group study rooms
  • Quiet study space throughout the library
  • Treadmill desk available for studying while walking

Instruction & Reference

  • Request instruction for one of your classes from the Library subject specialists
    • Research techniques
    • Accessing the Library
    • Citation styles & citation management
    • Plagiarism education
  • One-on-one or group research consultations. Bring your questions about how to use the Library for a personalized meeting via Zoom, email, or in-person.

Exam proctoring

Library staff do not proctor exams, but proctoring services are available on campus. Contact WSU Online at 509-335-3557 to make arrangements for exam proctoring.