Welcome to the Ella Johnson Crandall Memorial Library in the Don Love Building at Union College. The library leads the Union College campus in the utilization of information resources and preservation of institutional heritage and serves students, faculty, staff, and community members in their intellectual and spiritual growth. 

Whether you are a student, Union employee, or community member, our friendly library team is waiting to assist you in your academic and research pursuits!

research help

To schedule an appointment with a librarian to get research assistance, please click on the RAP appointment button below.

Learn more about our reference services.

study rooms

The library has designated rooms for quiet individual study or interactive group study which can be reserved ahead of time online. 

Make a reservation.


Need to do research and not sure where to start? We've put together lists of resources by subject to help get you on the right track.

View our LibGuides.

The library offers several services to assist faculty, including: library resource and information literacy instruction, library materials requests, course reserves, copyright guidance, and more.

See our faculty services.

Sheets of blank, scattered paper. A cute Union College squirrel illustration is nestled on one of them.


Our operational policies help us fairly and efficiently serve all of our patrons.

Read the library's policies.

Library books (photo credit goes to Jessica Ruscello of Unsplash)

other libraries

Union College Library isn't the only library whose resources are available to you.

Check out other libraries.

Borrow resources via interlibrary loan.


Monday–Thursday: 7:30 a.m–11 p.m.*
Friday: 7:30 a.m.–1 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: 1 p.m.–11 p.m.

Also, see our holiday closures and modified hours.

* During the school year, the library closes for chapel on Thursdays (10:20 a.m.–11:30 a.m.).

Summer hours frequently vary according to campus class schedules, holidays, and breaks. Please call the library for updated hours during the summer.

Contact us

Location: Don Love Building, Upper Level
Phone: 402.486.2514
Text Message Number: 402.302.1997
Fax: 402.486.2678
Union College Library
3800 South 48th Street
Lincoln, NE 68506