Getting to the library
Webster University Library

Emerson Library

The library is located at 101 Edgar Rd. It is a five-story building south of Big Bend Blvd. between the Sverdrup Business/Technology Complex and the University Center. The library is across the street from the Loretto-Hilton Center, see Webster main campus map.


  • Parking for the disabled is available in the circle drive in the front of the Library.
  • Vistors may park in any visitor or unmarked space in the Garden Park Plaza Garage at 568 Garden Avenue and sign in at the 1st floor Service Desk.
  • Additional campus visitor spaces are available in front of Webster Hall, along side of Loretto Hall, behind the University Center, behind the Alumni House, by University Admissions and the Loretto-Hilton Center.
  • Visitor permits are available for parking elsewhere on campus. To obtain a visitor's permit or for more information, contact the Office of Public Safety.



Books, etc./library catalog



In-house reserves


About us

Service desk: 314-968-6952

Reference desk: 314-968-6950

Toll-free: 1-800-985-4279 (1-800-WU-LIBRY)


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About the Library

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Computing in the library

Assistive technology