Library Services for students, faculty and staff of Delaware State University and Delaware Technical and Community College


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Library Facts
The University of Delaware Library has:
  • Over 2.8 million books and bound peridoicals
  • Over 3.4 million microforms including U.S. patents
  • Over 30, 000 electronic and print journals including newspapers to which the Library provides access
  • Over 5,300 linear feet of manuscripts and archives
  • Seating for over 3,000 persons in the Morris Library

Walk-in Access


Students, faculty, and staff from Delaware State University and Delaware Technical and Community College may use books, periodicals, government documents, and electronic resources within the University of Delaware Library without a card; however, a library borrower card is required to borrow books.

Four Libraries


The University of Delaware Library is comprised of the Morris Library where the main collection is housed, two branch libraries located in Newark, Delaware, and a third branch library located in Lewes, Delaware.

Borrowing and Renewing from the Circulating Collection


Morris Library at Night

Computer Access


The Library has more than 200 public workstations with access to the Internet, library databases and electronic journals. All Library public computers within the Morris Library are accessible to Delaware State University and Delaware Technical and Community College users. There is a fee per page for printing from Library workstations. Licensed databases and electronic journals are available on site but remote access is available only to current University of Delaware students, faculty and staff.

DELCATDELCAT


DELCAT is the online catalog of the University of Delaware Library.

Instructional Media Collection


The Instructional Media Collection includes more than 20,000 videos and films which may be viewed within the Morris Library on carrels in the Instructional Media Collection Department on the lower level of the Morris Library. Only in-library use of media is available to Delaware State University and Delaware Technical & Community College users with their college/university identification card and a University of Delaware Library borrower card.

Melva A Guthrie Atrium

Reference Services


Students, faculty, and staff from Delaware State University and Delaware Technical & Community College may come to the Reference Desk in the Morris Library or call for assistance at 302-831-2965.

SMDCThe Student Multimedia Design Center


The Student Multimedia Design Center is located on the lower level of the Morris Library with more than 80 workstations that have multimedia and general application software. Current Delaware State University and Delaware Technical & Community College students, faculty and staff with ID cards should check at the Student Multimedia Design Center service desk for assistance in logging on to multimedia workstations.

Subject Guides


More than 120 online subject guides to resources are accessible via the University of Delaware Library Web, including a special section called Internet Resources.

US Government DocumentsU.S. Government Documents


The University of Delaware Library is a congressionally designated depository library for United States government publications. Users may also ask a reference librarian for assistance with government documents questions.

Users with Disabilities


Users with disabilities have physical access to the Morris Library through the main entrance ramp and power-assisted doors. The Assistive Technology Center on the first floor is equipped with five state-of-the-art computers with special software. The center is locked when not in use. Any individual who wishes to use the center should go to the Reference Desk to have the door unlocked.

For more information, call the Morris Library Information Desk
302-831-2965