Watson Collections

The print collections in Watson Library include many of the humanities and social sciences. Among those housed in Watson are: philosophy, religion, history, anthropology, recreation, political science, sociology, social welfare, languages & literature, and military sciences.

New books may be browsed just inside the main entrance to Watson.

The majority of KU’s film DVD collection, as well as books on films and motion pictures, can be found in Watson.

Languages from around the world are represented in KU’s collections, including International Collections housed in Watson. KU has extensive collections in French, German, Russian, Spanish and Portuguese, Slavic, and East Asian. Additional strong regional holdings include Slavic, Eurasian, Latin American, and African, with some Arabic language materials available. 

 


Watson Library

1425 Jayhawk Blvd.
Lawrence KS 66045-7530
Information: 785-864-8983
Research help: 785-864-3347

Hours

Today
8 am - 5 pm, Fall Break
Tue Oct 15
8 am - 2 am
Wed Oct 16
8 am - 2 am
Thu Oct 17
8 am - 2 am
Fri Oct 18
8 am - 8 pm
Sat Oct 19
10 am - 8 pm
Sun Oct 20
10 am - 2 am
Today
8 am - 5 pm, Fall Break
Tue Oct 15
8 am - midnight
Wed Oct 16
8 am - midnight
Thu Oct 17
8 am - midnight
Fri Oct 18
8 am - 8 pm
Sat Oct 19
10 am - 8 pm
Sun Oct 20
10 am - midnight

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