Library Information Guide - Fort Wayne

General Information

Ivy Tech Community College Fort Wayne Library

Coliseum Campus - Room 1770
3800 N. Anthony Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46805
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Public Safety Academy

South Campus (PSA) - Room 1004
7602 Patriot Crossing
Fort Wayne, IN 46816-2520
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Fall & Spring Semesters:

Mon, Tue, Wed: 7:45 am - 7:45 pm
Thursday: 7:45 am - 6:45 pm
Friday:
 7:45 am - 4:45 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am - 12:45 pm
Closed Sundays and Holidays

Summer Semester:

Mon, Tue, Wed: 7:45 am - 7:45 pm
Thursday: 7:45 am - 6:45 pm
Friday:
 7:45 am - 4:45 pm
Closed Weekends and Holidays

Between Semesters:

Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 4:45 pm
Closed Weekends and Holidays

General Information and to Reserve the Collaboration Rooms

(260) 480-4172

Public Safety Academy

260-482-9171 ext. 2903

Library Director

Nicole Treesh
(260) 480-4280ntreesh2@ivytech.edu

Research Assistance

Click here to Ask a Librarian

Liz Metz
(260) 482-9171 ext. 4580ekerscher@ivytech.edu

Ellie Puckett
(260) 480-9171 ext. 4581elefand@ivytech.edu

Ann Spinney
(260) 482-9171 ext. 2450aspinney@ivytech.edu

Inter-Library Loan

Carol Gibbs
(260) 480-2019cgibbs14@ivytech.edu

Services

Research Assistance

Library staff is available to help with your research.

Reserve Collection

Instructors may place textbooks, DVDs, or other course materials on reserve in the Library for students to check out for in-Library use.  For more information, go to the Library website and click Help, then Course Reserves.

Borrow Books from Another Library (Inter-Library Loan)

You can request that books or articles from other libraries be sent to the Ivy Tech Library for you to check out by completing the ILL Request Form on the Library homepage.  Delivery may take 1-2 weeks.

Collaboration Rooms

Three rooms with tables seating 4-6 are available for groups to reserve for up to 4 hours at a time. They may also be used first-come first-served if not reserved at that time.

Library Technology

The Library has varied technology to help you complete assignments.

Computers
Library computers are equipped with Microsoft Office 2013 and you may check out a floppy drive, media card reader, or headphones for in-library use.

Wireless Internet
Wireless Internet is available in the library. Select "ivyguest" from the list of available networks. 

Printers
The library has four black and white and two color printers. Students can print from personal laptops using the IvyStudent network. Read all print screens to ensure that you agree to the cost of your print job, and if you have questions or are having trouble printing, please ask a staff member!

Scanners
There are two scanners that can print to the color or black and white printers, and two that can send documents to an email address or save them to a USB/flash drive.

Copier
A copier is available for student use. The charge is $.10 per side. You will need your MyIvy login information to use the copier.

For more information about the software and hardware available in the library, click Use Equipment on the Library website.

Research Resources

Library Website

The Library website provides 24-hour access to

  • over 100,000 online books
  • over 50,000 journals, magazines,  and newspapers
  • encyclopedias
  • video and sound clips
  • image galleries
  • career information
  • help with citing sources

and more!  To access the Library  website, login to MyIvy and select the Library tab.

Physical Library

Located in Room 1770 on the Coliseum Campus, the Library contains over 20,000 books; over 100  subscriptions to print magazines, journals, and newspapers; and almost 5,000 videos/DVDs supporting Ivy Tech’s varied courses. 

Back issues of journals and magazines are kept for three years, while newspapers are kept three months.            

The Library also has a wide range of fiction, children’s books, audiobooks, puppets, and more.