About the Library

2015 Weeding Project

The collection weeding project is now complete. Learn more


We work with many groups locally, statewide, regionally, and nationwide to accomplish our goals. Learn more


The library is open 24 hours a day (with the exception of University holidays/breaks) to KUMC students, faculty, staff, and affiliates of The University of Kansas Medical Center. Learn more


We are located on the north side of 39th Ave between Rainbow Boulevard and State Line Road. Learn more

Lost and Found

The Library collects lost and found items for the University. Give us a call at (913) 588-7166 or stop by the User Services Desk if you are looking for an item. You may also check with the Hospital lost and found at (913) 588-1234.


You can check out books and access online content if you are a faculty, staff or student at KUMC or KU Lawrence. All others may purchase a membership for the Library which will allow you to borrow library materials. Learn more

Mission and Strategic Initiatives

The mission of the A.R. Dykes Library of the Health Sciences staff is to work collaboratively with individuals and organizations seeking high quality health information within the University of Kansas Medical Center and throughout the state of Kansas. Learn more


Rules, rules, rules. We got some. Please read our policies about cell phones, food and drink and everything else in the Library. Learn more

Security Escort Service

Dykes Library has been designated as one of the main escort pickup and drop off points on campus. Requests may be made by dialing extension 5030. Learn more

Last modified: Jan 29, 2016