The Cowan - Blakley Memorial Library is named after the Drs. Donald and Louise Cowan, a husband and wife who were instrumental in shaping the University of Dallas to what it is today and William A. Blakley, the Texas state senator whose keen interest in higher education shifted a major portion of the Blakley-Braniff Foundation to the University of Dallas. The Cowan-Blakley Library, established in 1962, is well known for its commitment to the ideals of learning at the University. The Library has approximately 300,000 volumes, including circulating books, serials, and special collections. Students, faculty, and staff have access to more than 115 databases and 84,000 online publications.
The University of Dallas Cowan - Blakley Memorial Library mission and vision statements listed and detailed here.
In order to provide the best environment for research and studying, the Cowan - Blakley Memorial Library has established policies for the use of its facilities and materials.
The University of Dallas Cowan - Blakley Memorial Library listed hours; notes changes in hours during summer sessions, interims, and holidays.
Answers to the most commonly asked questions about library services and resources.
Phone numbers for all library departments and personnel.