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Branch Libraries: Home

Information about the three branch libraries of the University of Delaware Library

Reference Department

From Off Campus

Most Library online resources can be accessed from off campus by current UD faculty, staff, and students. When using links on these pages, you may be prompted for your UDelNetID and password. Please report any issues you encounter while accessing Library databases, e-journals, or e-books.

Branch Library Course Reserves

Use this Guide for instructions on how to place materials on reserve at each of the Brnach Libraries

General Description

The University of Delaware has three branch libraries which are available for use by all members of the University Community. The branch libraries are important sources of scientific and technical information. The branch libraries are part of the University of Delaware Library Reference Department.

The links below lead to information pages about each branch, including the nature of their collections and the services each provides.

  • The Chemistry Library, contains specialized information in selected areas of chemistry and chemical engineering.
    Room 202 Brown Lab, Newark campus | map

  • The Physics Library, contains materials in selected areas of physics.
    Room 221 Sharp Laboratory, Newark campus | map

  • The Marine Studies Library emphasizes materials relating to marine biology and biochemistry, and physical and chemical oceanography.
    Cannon Laboratory in Lewes, Delaware | Map of the Lewes campus

Branch libraries collections are included in DELCAT Discovery. In DELCAT Discovery, you may select to search only the collection of a particular branch, by using the drop down menu on the advanced search feature of DELCAT Discovery. Select "Narrow Your Search" and then choose the library from the "Limit to" drop down menu.

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