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An A-Z list of all library databases.
Subject guides are developed by librarians to help with specific research needs by subject.
Search the library's full-text journal holdings.
A combined search of many of the library's resources, including databases, full-text journals, and the online catalog.
Search the library's holdings, including books, periodicals, videos, special collections, and reserve materials.
A searchable, cloud based platform that stores, collects, and displays historical and scholarly documents, lectures, conferences, student publications, and media related to the University of Dallas.
A detailed title list of books newly added to the library collection.
Refworks is a citation management program that helps you organize research and create
bibliographies. If you would like to migrate your RefWorks data from Legacy RefWorks
to the new interface, please contact the library for help.
Create RefWorks Account
Finding background information is important to start your research This tutorial will give you more information on starting points.
These guides will help you with citation styles, including APA, MLA, Chicago, and Turabian styles of citations.
These short tutorials will guide you through the basics of searching.
Letters and titles of the main classes of the Library of Congress.
Courses offered include general search tips, database specific classes, locating library materials, library tours, and other classes as requested.
Submit an online reference question. Questions are usually answered within 24 hours, according to the library hours.
For easy access to supplemental class readings. Books and other tangible readings are placed on reserve in the library. Articles and other photocopies are placed in the online reserve collection.
To distribute copyrighted content such as textbooks and other materials to students and colleagues through BrightSpace, eReserves, email, and printed copies within the UD community.
Tipasa - Interlibrary Loan allows students to request materials not owned by the Cowan-Blakley Memorial Library. Submit a form and the item will be delivered anywhere from within a few hours to several business days. *Login with your UD Network ID and Password*
Suggest a book to be added to the library's collection.
Find out about the history of the Cowan - Blakley Memorial Library
Read the mission statement of the Cowan - Blakley Memorial Library.
The policies of the library, including the circulation, copyright, reserve, printing, and gifts and donations policies.
Want to make a donation to the library? Whether it's a monetary gift or a donation of books and other materials, find our guidelines here.