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Library

The Henry H. Howard and Gertrude L. Bagley Library is open for students, faculty, staff, and visitors all year. During the academic year, it is open until 05:00 p.m. most evenings.

It has computer equipment for consultation, with access to the online catalog, academic databases of books, magazines, and articles that can be downloaded in full text.

The library’s collections have an approximate of 30,000 volumes, among which you can consult and/or borrow the General Collection, with topics corresponding to the careers taught at the University. One of them is the Latin American Collection (LAMA) of great value in topics of Latin American literature and history, with a representation of outstanding Latin American authors.

Among the collections that can only be consulted in the library are the National Diaries Collection (made up of three of the most representative newspapers of the last decades of the XX and XXI centuries), the magazine collection, rare books, and the reference collection.

Other services that you can get in the library are Wi-Fi, access to print or photocopy, and reserved study rooms. An external room with an independent entrance, suitable for holding special events for the university community and/or the public is also available.

Faced with the demand for updated information, we remain ready to respond and resolve the needs of our visitors daily. We adhere to institutional policies, the optimization of available technological resources, and we strive so that users without exception obtain an adequate response to their needs.

The university community and the general public represent the central axis of our daily work and we warmly welcome them on behalf of the library staff and invite them to learn about the services, online resources, the available collections and the comfort of our facilities.

Lissette Ruiz
Library Director

Ask a Question

Send an e-mail with your brief inquiry or brief research question to:

Lissette Ruiz C.
[email protected]

You should get an answer within 24 hours from Monday to Friday.

In-depth research assistance is available in the library during regular library hours. If you need other resources (guides, catalog, tutorials, contacts with other campus, visit our Library www.keiserlibrary.com.

Available services

Book loans:

  • The loan period is 2 weeks, renewable. There are no overdue fines, but items not returned after one year will be charged in full to the patron’s account.

Newspapers:

  • In-library use only.

Reserve materials for campus courses:

  • Available at the front desk for a limited time.

Computers and Wi-Fi:

  • Any electronic device needs to be registered with the IT Department for Wi-Fi access.

Online databases:

  • The library website has many online databases available for the campus community.

Photocopy services:

  • This service is operated by the IT Department.

Printing from library computers:

  • This service is paid for by students, staff and visitors.

DVD collection:

  • DVDs can be borrowed for 2 days. Fines will be charged for late items.

Services for faculty and staff:

  • Faculty and staff can use all library services.

Services for visitors:

  • Visitors from off-campus can use the library including the copy center.
  • They cannot check out books unless they set up an account with the library director, and the visitors’ accounts are limited to 2 books at a time.
  • The video collection will not be loaned to visitors.
  • Visitors can use computers if available, but students have a preference.
  • A member of the library staff can give visitors access to the library website using the special credentials to search for books or use the online databases.

Selected Internet Links

General Reference Websites

U.S. Newspapers

Central American Newspapers

Costa Rica

Belize

El Salvador

Guatemala

Honduras

Nicaragua

Nicaraguan Academic & Research Websites

Nicaraguan Bilingual Elementary & High Schools

Nicaraguan Government Offices

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Library Hours

The Henry H. Howard and Gertrude L. Bagley Library is open all year for the use of the academic community.

Days Fall & Spring Semester Summer
(Mid-May to Mid-August)
Monday – Friday 08:00 AM – 05:00 PM 08:00 AM – 05:00 PM
Saturday 08:00 AM – 12:00 PM 08:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Sunday CLOSED CLOSED

My instructors believed in me. They were more than instructors, they tried to get to know you as a person and tried to understand your goals so they could push you towards them. Student services helped me find a job before I even graduated. Everyone was dedicated to my overall success.

Jessica Kircher

Going to Keiser University was one of the greatest experiences in my life. All of my deans, professors, and staff made me feel that I was a part of something very special, and I am. I would recommend for anyone to get their education at Keiser University.

Belinda Haney

The instructors at Keiser University impacted my life. They believed in my ability to become a great graphic designer, regardless of how I felt about my skills. KU helped to prepare me for the real world and got me to where I am today.

Justin Pugh

If not for my education at Keiser I probably would not be where I am today, in both life and career. It is because of going to Keiser and the instructors I had that I joined a club started by Mr. Williams, The Lakeland Shooters Photography Group, which allowed me to venture into an amazing and very creative field that I use to enhance all aspects of my life.

Anthony Sassano

The Design program at Keiser University was filled with real world learning and hands on instruction… Based on the portfolio I created while a student at Keiser University, I landed a job in Graphic Design for a major online retailer immediately after graduation.

Ty Fitzgerald

The year and a half I spent in the program better prepared me for attaining a job in the field…As a hands-on learner, the project-centered teaching was perfect for me.

Jackson Tejada

Keiser University has given me the opportunity to embrace a career change… It has opened the door for a timely graduation and quick return to the work force…

Dale Caverly

Without the education I received at Keiser University, I would not be where I am today!

Meisha Ebanks, R.N.

I not only received an excellent education but also encouragement and training that built my self-confidence every day.

Nidia Barrios

I realize the amount of knowledge I gained and feel that the educational experiences have developed me in to a person who can move higher up the career ladder.

Carlos Ramirez Flores

Keiser University’s MBA program has renewed my mind, changed the way I think, and given me a new sense of purpose.  The professors transformed my attitude and behavior, gave me the self-confidence I was lacking, and restored my energy.

Connie Sue Centrella

It has been great attending and graduating from Keiser University.  Because of the small class sizes, I was able to build good relationships with classmates and professors.  The PA professors care very much about the progress and success of the students and have been great advisors every step of the way through the program.

Annelise Merriner, PA-C

Attending Keiser University and getting my degree was the best decision I have ever made.  The small class sizes and personalized attention helped me get my degree quickly.  The hands-on experience and the education landed me a job at a neighboring law firm.

Dedrick Saxon

I chose Keiser because it had everything—small classes, caring professors, hands-on learning, and counselors that are really there for you.  I feel like I’m part of a family here, not just a number.

Natalie Dou

After being denied for several promotions at my current employer, I decided that I needed to further my education.  Since graduating from Keiser with my bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, I have been promoted and I am able to obtain positions that weren’t available to me before.

Laurie Williams

Beyond the curriculum of the courses, the lessons the instructors have taught me have paid dividends in my real work experiences. How to respond to criticisms, project and time management, interview skills, the list goes on and on. At the end of the day, they not only showed me how to design, but they taught me how to be a professional.

Ryan Bushey

Keiser helped change my life by getting my education at the right school! I had been going to another school before, I dropped out because I felt that I was not getting enough information. When I found out about Keiser, I was pleased because the instructors were great.

Nadege Dor

My decision to attend Keiser University has been one of the best decisions I’ve made. I chose to enroll in the Information Technology program… The one-class-a-month pace helped incredibly with my self-discipline.

Marla Hadley

The BA for Business Administration at Keiser has to be one of the best in the nation. Keiser takes the basics that are taught at the Associates level and uses them to strengthen your skills and knowledge.

Vivian R. Howard, BA in Business Administration Graduate

I found that Keiser University’s Nuclear Medicine program of advanced studies and small class size was a perfect fit. I never came across a faculty member who wasn’t truly interested.

Gustavo Gonzalez, Nuclear Medicine Technology Graduate