Watzek is ready to support you at every stage of your research.
Find the librarian who works with a particular program or department to send an email or arrange to meet. Librarians meet with students in one-on-one research consultations where you can get in-depth assistance with a research project. If you are not sure who to contact, fill out a general form and let us connect you with the best person to help you.
Watzek Library’s Special Collections and Archives possess extensive research collections including a rare books and manuscripts library, literary collections including the William Stafford archives, early manuscripts, and historical collections. The historical collections include extensive holdings on the World War II Civilian Public Service, pacifism, women’s suffrage, and one of the world’s most complete collections of printed materials on the Lewis & Clark Expedition. Special Collections collaborates with classes in a number of departments.
Materials may be viewed by appointment by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
During the academic year, the Special Collections Reading Room has open hours between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. on weekdays, extending until 7 p.m. on Tuesdays.