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Cowan - Blakley Memorial Library

Cowan - Blakley Memorial Library

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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


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.

New Additions

Find out what items have been added to the library's collection.



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

Pay your Fine

ILLiad - Interlibrary Loan

ILLiad - the interlibrary loan system, allows students to request materials that are not owned by the Blakley Library. Submit a simple form, and the material will be delivered within 5-10 business days.

Suggest A Book

Suggest a book to be added to the library's collection.

Instruction Request Form


About the Library

About the Library

Find out about the history of the Cowan - Blakley Memorial Library

Mission Statement

Read the mission statement of the Cowan - Blakley Memorial Library.

Frequently Asked Questions

Contact Information

Library Hours


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.