The David O. McKay Library serves university and community patrons with a vast book collection, hundreds of databases, and much more. The building also houses university archives, a special exhibition area, and instructional technology labs.

McKay Library Services

3D Printing

Print your 3D models in the library. Visit the link below to upload your file and get an instant cost estimate.
Phone: (208) 496-9516 Email:


Learn about campus policy as well as provide resources that hopefully will reduce your doubts, fear and indecision in using copyrighted materials in the pursuit and delivery of education.

Course Reserve

Place course-specific items on reserve in the library with limited checkout periods.
Phone: (208) 496-9515 Email:

Digitization Center (DCAM)

The digitization center specializes in quick, high quality scanning of materials ranging from book chapters to family slides. Contact Hannah Nelson for more info.
Phone: (208) 496-9521 Email:

Grandin Press

Come visit the Iron Acorn Press. It is located in McKay 249 of the library and is open for free tours, Monday through Friday from 3 to 5 pm. Come learn about the printing of the Book of Mormon.
The Press features a replica of the Grandin press used to print the 1830 Book of Mormon. Once a month, the Iron Acorn Press hosts an Open Print Day. Visitors can use the Press to print a souvenir page.

Interlibrary Loan

If the Library doesn't have what you're looking for, Interlibrary Loan will get it for you.

Mac Lab

The Library Mac Lab is an open media/computer lab with technology specialists available to assist you with your projects. Our lab computers are equipped with a variety of software including Adobe Creative Cloud and Microsoft Office. The Library Mac Lab provides one-on-one and group technology tutoring.


Schedule a class orientation or assign students to attend a session outside of class. During the orientation a professional librarian will introduce your class to the research tools and resources available through the David O. McKay Library. For more information or to schedule an orientation, please contact Julianna Self.
Phone: (208) 496-9523 Email:

Special Collections

Special Collections & Archives houses items unique to University history and campus curriculum, the history of the Upper Snake River Valley, and changes in recordkeeping. Collections range from prehistoric artifacts demonstrating early writing, to primary source documents detailing pioneer history in Rexburg, to more modern electronic records documenting campus events.

Subject Librarians

A subject Librarian has been assigned to each department on campus. Your subject librarian can help you find and order library materials

Teacher Library Center (TLC)

The Teachers Library Center (TLC) is located on the 3rd floor of the David O. McKay Library. It includes K-12 curriculum materials adopted by the state of Idaho, teaching aids, and the library's juvenile book collection. helps students improve their writing by preventing plagiarism and providing increased opportunities for feedback.
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