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UAS Egan Library

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Egan Library supports scholarship, research, and creative activities at the University of Alaska Southeast by providing relevant, diverse, and well-maintained collections, by helping individuals evaluate and efficiently use those resources, and by creating a welcoming environment for all.

Library Services

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Content in support of learning for UAS students and enrichment of our broader community. From ebooks and databases to streaming video and special collections centering Indigenous Knowledge, explore our collections. 

Open UAS

Open Educational Resources

Students can't learn from textbooks they can't afford. Open Educational Resources (OER) are free alternatives to expensive textbooks. Runaway textbook costs on college campuses have become a major impediment to student success.  See what UAS faculty and students are doing to address textbook affordability.   

Borrowing & Access

Details on borrowing materials from Egan Library, partner libraries and accessing library accounts.

Learning Center

Learning Center

The Learning Center provides math and statistics support for student success and is located on the ground floor of the Egan Library.

Writing Center

Writing Center

Make an appointment with a Writing Specialist for help at every stage of the writing process.

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Testing Center

Testing services including placement and professional tests offered for UAS and other UA university students, faculty, and residents enrolled with an educational institution who need testing support.

Featured Programs & Services

Indigenous Knowledge Collection

This special collection is named after Ḵaalḵáawu Cyril George, a Tlingit leader from the Deisheetaan Clan of Angoon, and partially funded by a Rasmuson Foundation grant. The Cyril George Collection honors Indigenous voices and Alaska Native Knowledge in a collection of over 3,000 volumes on the main floor of Egan Library.
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CELT Knowledge Base

The CELT Knowledge Base is a one-stop shop for faculty providing support and advice for Blackboard, accessibility, teaching strategies, assessment, educational technology, and more! Use the search function at the top or browse the categories for topical resources. Students may also find some of the content here helpful, especially related to Blackboard and accessibility. 

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Northwest Coast Native Art Collection

The collection features wood carvings, basketry, and Ravenstail weaving by renowned Alaskan artists including Edna Jackson, Steve Brown, Wayne Price, Nathan Jackson, Jennifer Brady Morales, Jan Criswell, Cheryl Samuel, Mary Lou King, Ray Watkins, Harry Calkins and Delores Churchill. The collection was acquired through the Alaska Percent for Art in Public Places program. Collection Guides are available at the entrance of the library for reference in self-guided tours.

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