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Resources

  • Databases
    An A-Z list of all library databases.
  • Subject Guides
    Subject guides are developed by librarians to help with specific research needs by subject.
  • Full-Text Journals
    Search more than 63,000 full-text journal holdings.
  • UD Discovery
  • A combined search of many of the library's resources, including databases, full-text journals, and the online catalog.
  • Online Catalog
    Search the library's holdings, including books, periodicals, videos, special collections, and reserve materials.
  • Library News and Events
  • RefWorks
  • Personal online reference and bibliography center that collects, stores, and organizes citations.
  • Citation Style Guides
    These guides will help you with citation styles, including APA, MLA, Chicago, and Turabian styles of citations.
  • Database Tutorials
    These short tutorials will guide you through the basics of searching.
  • LC Classification
    Letters and titles of the main classes of the Library of Congress.
  • Library Instruction
    Courses offered include general search tips, database specific classes, locating library materials, library tours, and other classes as requested.

Services

  • Ask a Reference Question
    Submit an online reference question. Questions are usually answered within 24 hours, according to the library hours.
  • Online Reserves
    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.
  • Reserve a Study Room

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    The policies of the library, including the circulation, copyright, reserve, printing, and gifts and donations policies.
  • Giving to the Library
    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.

News

UD in Service: Ph.D. Students Share 'Confessions' in South Irving

UD students not only read St. Augustine's Confessions in Rome, traveling to Ostia to marvel at the place in which, according to Book IX, St. Augustine and his mother, St. Monica, had a joint mystical vision of God -- they also travel 4.4 miles from the Irving campus to read the text with residents of South Irving.

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How to Build a Shortwave Radio

As you know if you’ve read even some of our first UD Reads book, "All the Light We Cannot See," it’s possible to build a radio from random, scavenged parts, as long as you can find the necessary random, scavenged parts, as Werner does in the book. This is also essentially what Assistant Professor and Department Chair of Physics Jacob Moldenhauer did as well: He scavenged parts from the Physics Department, and built a radio.

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Thomas S. Hibbs Appointed President of University of Dallas

The University of Dallas Board of Trustees announced today that it has unanimously selected Thomas S. Hibbs, Ph.D., BA '82 MA '83, to serve as the university's ninth president. The first alumnus of UD to be president, Hibbs has served as dean of the Honors College and distinguished professor of ethics and culture at Baylor University since 2003.

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