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Obtaining Research Assistance

The University of Delaware Library provides a number of services that allow faculty, staff, and students to contact librarians for assistance.  Those in close proximity to the campus are encouraged to visit the Reference Desk for detailed research assistance.  Remote users may want to take advantage of the online services available on  the Ask A Librarian page that allow users to send questions to librarians via chat, text, or e-mail.  The University of Delaware Library has subject specialist librarians for each discipline within the University.  Library users are encouraged to contact the appropriate subject librarian to receive information about library resources that are available in specific subject areas. 

Film/Video Collections & Scheduling

The University of Delaware Library teaching collection of films and videos may be viewed in the University of Delaware Library Film and Video Collection Department in the Morris Library by students, faculty and staff of the University of Delaware, Delaware Technical & Community College, or Delaware State University. These members of the University community should provide a valid University/ College ID card at the time of use of materials in the film and video collection.

University of Delaware faculty and graduate teaching assistants may request scheduling and delivery of films and videos from the collection for class presentation. The UD Library Film and Video Collection Department in the Morris Library also schedules films and videos for delivery to University of Delaware program sites in southern Delaware in Dover and Georgetown, College of Marine Studies in Lewes, and Continuing Education Program, Academy of Lifelong Learning and Parallel Program in Wilmington. To schedule film and video, call (302) 831-8419, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Scheduling in advance is advised.

Faculty may also schedule class showings of films and videos in the UD Morris Library Media Viewing Room, which seats 49. Call (302) 831-1042 for information on the Viewing Room. The UD Library collection of films and videos is a teaching collection and is not available for general circulation, although students with a valid ID card may view materials in the collection though equipment provided within the Film and Video Collection Department area.