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About the Library


The Learning Commons became part of Perkins Library in Fall 2014. The entrance to the Learning Commons is located on the first floor, south end, of Communications Building just off the main hallway, opposite the Heckman Auditorium. Please refer to the campus map to find the Communications Building on the Crete campus.

Map / Floor Plan

Use this map to locate the various collections in the library and the different services in the Learning Commons.


Meet the librarians and other library staff. Find out how to contact them.


See what kinds of collections Perkins Library offers to Doane College students and faculty/staff.

Mission & Strategic Plan

Learn about the Library’s mission and its plans for the future!


Read the Library’s policies for circulating materials, developing library collections, and accepting donations, to name a few.