Mercy College Library

Reference Help Desk

Call 515-643-6700

Library Catalog (Books, Videos, and Other Resources)


Access academic and clinical eBook collections. These collections include over 145,000 multidisciplinary eBook titles representing a broad range of subject matter. 

Credo Reference Academic Core contains over 600 titles and includes encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, and handbooks. Coverage is diverse and supports most disciplines. 

Journal Articles and Other Full-text Resources

Access EBSCO, Micromedex, Gale Virtual Reference Library, Credo Reference and many others through the Library Databases link below.  These resources are for all Mercy College students, faculty and staff. Stop by the library to pick up the required username and password or find them under the Library on E-LEOS.

  • Library Databases – Covers all academic and health care subjects. A complete list of all online resources.

Do we have this journal?

Check Mercy College's Current Journal List of subscriptions to find out.

Quick Info

Library Hours

Call 515-643-6613 to confirm hours during breaks, holidays, and inclement weather.

Fall and Spring Semesters (Current)

  • Monday – Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Friday 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • Sunday 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Summer Semester

  • Monday – Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • Sunday    5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Break Hours 

  • Monday – Friday  8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday CLOSED