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COVID-19 Update

The Cowan - Blakley Memorial Library is currently closed.                                                               

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You may schedule a virtual appointment with a librarian for research assistance. Please email if you need access to print materials; more information is available on our COVID-19 library guide.

For the latest updates from the Cowan-Blakley Memorial Library visit our COVID-19 library guide. Visit our YouTube channel for college-specific updates on library services and resources. 

Library Hours

Normal Library Hours are:

Monday 8:00 AM - 12:00 Midnight
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 12:00 Midnight
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 12:00 Midnight
Thursday 8:00 AM - 12:00 Midnight
Friday  8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday  12:00 Noon - 12:00 Midnight

Exceptions to these hours are listed below.


Pre-Pandemic, Spring Romer Visits International Physics Lab

"On Thursday, February 6, I arrived in Geneva, worn out from four days of classes, three bus rides, and a rocky EasyJet flight, expecting to have cell service. I didn't have cell service. Luckily, I did have the name of my destination -- CERN, the international European particle physics laboratory -- and a brief note explaining my situation to the French guards," writes John Rabaey, BS '22.

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Emergency Relief Fund Renders Fast Aid to Students in Need

Edisson Ramos, BA '20, is one of many students receiving assistance from UD's COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund, which has currently raised nearly $90,000; the first of the funds were distributed last week to help students make their April rent, and Director of Financial Aid Taryn Anderson, BA '07, is in the process of distributing a second wave to students with housing or food insecurity or in need of Wi-Fi or other resources for online learning.

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