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El Dorado Campus Library Services

Your class might meet in the library classroom located on the north side of the library; it includes 24 seats and a Smartboard. Use it for study or small meetings when classes are not reserved. To reserve the classroom contact Judy Bastin at jbastin@butlercc.edu or call (316) 218-6843. Reservations need to be made at least 24 hours in advance.

We offer thousands of books onsite and many more for your course needs. Search here on the catalog to find materials. Not sure how? Here is a step by step video on how to search the catalog. Look here for the El Dorado Campus Library Check Out Policies.

Equipment for your use

The computers in the main area of the library offer access to Microsoft Office, Internet, and course software during library hours. Headphones are provided.

Supported by the Butler's information Services Department. Access to the lab computers is only available to patrons with a Butler Pipeline username and password.
The lab offers:

  • 9 computers/headphones
  • Internet access
  • Microsoft Office
  • Free Printing
  • Student Lab Worker (Fall & Spring Semester) to assist you

The Library has wireless laptops for check out for library use only. The laptops have access to the Internet, Microsoft Office, and printing. Access to the Internet is only available to patrons with a Butler Pipeline username and password.

There are two scanners located in the main area of the library. We provide assistance in their use, or if you would like to reserve one call the library at (316) 733-3234 or email lwnixon@butlercc.edu.

For Sale
For Sale at the Circulation Desk: transparencies $.50; flash drives $8.00 and CD-RW $1.50.

Faculty Services
Library resources and services were developed for faculty by the library staff to assist you and your students with your research needs. Information about library instruction, book borrowing, linking to resources, interlibrary loan, how to place reserves, and copyright and fair use laws can be found here. If you have suggestions on how to improve our services to better meet your needs contact us at (316)323-6843, jbastin@butlercc.edu

Fun & Games in the Library
For your reading pleasure check out the new fiction novels and magazines that are updated monthly. We have a large movie collection to enjoy in the dorm, at home, or in the library on the large screen TV. You can play one of the Wii games such as Wii fit or Guitar Hero in the library. And satisfy your snacking cravings in our coffee bar, Library Latte.

How do I find useful places for research information?

Contact the library staff for help with access to our resources:

We can show you how to conduct research, and how to cite your print and Internet resources.

What if I need extra help in the library?

Contact us for individual help and library tours at jbastin@butlercc.edu or call (316) 323-6843.

  • The online library catalog--create an account to place reserves and renew your materials
  • Subscription online databases
  • Interlibrary loan service
  • Reference service
  • Critical evaluation of websites
  • Effective Internet searching
  • Email techniques
  • Help with Campus Pipeline
  • How to be successful in writing a research paper
  • Microsoft Office help

Butler Community College, L. W. Nixon Library, 901 S. Haverhill Rd. El Dorado, KS 67042
(316)322-3234 or (316)733-3234 lwnixon@butlercc.edu FAX (316)322-3315