University Libraries

Des Moines Campus Library

Des Moines Center Library is one of the Central Washington University Libraries, providing on-site services to CWU Centers students in addition to those provided to all Centers students by the main campus Brooks Library, including:

  • Reference services with ready and in-depth research assistance.
  • Instruction services with individuals, groups and class-sized presentations.
  • Borrowing services for in-house materials, reserve items, and loans.
  • Computer Services including access to resource room research stations and an instructional classroom computer lab.

You may contact the Des Moines Center Library at, 509-963-3849, or you may set up an appointment with the Coordinator of Library Resources.

Accounts you will need

All library users will need to create or activate the following accounts:

  1. CWU Campus Account - Your general university account. All current students, staff & faculty are registered with this account, and issued a Connection Card.
  2. Interlibrary Loan Account - Request materials from libraries across the U.S. Once created, you can remotely log into Interlibrary Loan.

If you are having difficulty connecting from off-campus, please refer to our Guide to Connecting from Off-campus. You may also call our toll free telephone number at 800.290.3327 for further assistance.

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