Lincoln College

McKinstry Library

Lincoln College: McKinstry Library

Welcome to the McKinstry Library

The McKinstry Library provides access to a collection of more than 43,000 in print items. This includes a reference collection of more than 300  volumes. The McKinstry Library subscribes to nearly 5,000 journals of which 78 are in print and with the remaining journals available in electronic format. The McKinstry Library has special collections sections covering the Civil War, Abraham Lincoln, and Education. The McKinstry Library also contains an extensive collection of audio visual materials and journals on microfilm. The McKinstry Library is also the home to the McKinstry Rare Book Room.

Research Tools

For usage instructions, including I-Share, see the Instructions page.

Research Guides

Digital Collections


Read about our policies.

Lincoln Heritage Museum

The Lincoln Heritage Museum has moved to the Lincoln Center. See a campus map.

Library Hours

Contact Us


1/7/2015: Alumni can request library access by contacting the library. Graduating students will be deleted from the library system unless they request access.

10/10/2014: If you use Adobe Digital Editions version 4 with ebrary or EBL e-books, uninstall it and install version 2 or 3 instead. Adobe is collecting user data in version 4.

To find the version, click Help –> About Digital Editions. You will see a number like Version The first number, “3” in this case, is the version number for which you need to look.