Thomas W. Cole, Sr. Library

Elizabeth M. Bradshaw, MLIS
Director of Library Services
Academic Affairs
Library Resources

Wiley University Catalog

  • Find resources held in the library, on the second floor.

Special Collections at Wiley Cole Library

  • The Special Collections at Wiley University comprises a history of 150 years of institutional and personal collections.

  • If you are interested in visiting the Special Collections, please contact the Director of Library Services at ebradshaw@wileyc.edu or contact (903) 927-3275.

    • Food, drink, purses, and backpacks are not allowed inside the special collections room.

      Visitors may bring a pencil and paper for research; no ink pens.

      Laptops are allowed.

Providing resources to support students and instructional programs


The Thomas Winston Cole, Sr. Library exists to provide a relevant quality collection of learning resources, in a variety of formats, which will support the educational needs of students and support the instructional programs of Wiley University. Cooperatively selected by faculty, students, and the University librarians, these learning​​ resources are designed to help develop the whole person. The library seeks not only to provide adequate and functional facilities in which users can find comfort in studying and exchanging ideas with fellow knowledge seekers, but also to provide efficient services such as information literacy, bibliographic instruction, inter-library loan, reference, and electronic services. The library is committed to keeping its users abreast of modern instructional and administrative technology. It is dedicated to promoting internal and external communication by using computer databases and network information resources. Learning resources in all formats, adequate facilities, a wide range of user services, and integrated technologies enable the Thomas Winston Cole, Sr. Library to produce viable ​​instructional programs that will equip students with marketable skills for the Twenty-first Century.​

Summer Hours



Monday - Friday

8:00am - 5:00pm

Saturday and Sunday


Academic Semester (Fall & Spring) Hours



Monday - Thursday

8:00am - 10:00pm


8:00am - 5:00pm




6:00pm – 10:00pm