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Services for Butler Employees

An introductory guide on library services for Butler employees.

Introducing: Butler Libraries and Archives

Welcome to Butler!

Welcome, new Grizzlies! We are Butler Libraries and Archives, a twenty-first-century library that meets twenty-first-century needs. We support students, faculty, staff, administration, and the community through the services, resources, and spaces we provide and tailor what we offer to what you need.
You can use our resources to learn a new language, discover new hobbies, earn continuing education units (CEUs) from free courses, start a podcast, and more.

Navigating the "Services for Butler Employees" Guide

  • Welcome: Learn about who we are, meet our staff, take a tour of our locations, and get in contact with us.
  • Library Catalog and Collection: Learn about our hybrid collection, how to use our catalog, request materials from other libraries, and more.
  • Podcasting: Learn the basics of podcasting using Adobe Audition and how to reserve our podcast studio.
  • Library Latté: Learn about our coffee shop in El Dorado, its monthly specials, upcoming events, and more.
  • Faculty Resources: Discover resources and services exclusively for faculty.
  • Donations: Learn how you can donate to Butler Libraries and Archives.
  • Contact Us: Get help from a librarian through our virtual chat, request a Zoom appointment, and more.

Video: Meet the Butler Libraries and Archives Staff

Tour: L.W. Nixon Library (ELD)

Tour: Andover 5K Library (AND)

Contact Us

There are three ways you can contact us: By chat, phone, or email.


Access our Library chat here or through the Butler Libraries and Archives homepage. You can also text us at 316-448-2225 to begin a chat session with a librarian. The chat is only available when our libraries are open.


While you cannot text our direct lines, you can call either of our locations at the following numbers during open hours:


You can also contact either of our locations at If you are requesting instruction and would like to use our El Dorado Library Classroom, you can email us at

Please wait at least one business day to receive a response.