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Location, collections, and services of the Marine Studies Library, Lewes, Delaware.

Library Hours, Phone

Phone Number


Call 831-2665 for general Library hours.

Library Hours
Mon.- Fri. 8am-5:00 pm

Cannon Laboratory
1044 College Drive, Rm. 234
Lewes, DE 19958


Ellen Erbe
Library Assistant III
Debbie Booth
Library Assistant II
phone 645-4290

Tom Melvin
Library Liaison,
College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment
phone 831-6230

Library Information

The Marine Studies Library is a branch library serving the faculty, staff, and students of the School of Marine Science and Policy in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment.

Marine Studies Library Picture It provides a specialized collection of approximately 19,000 books and bound periodicals on marine biology and biochemistry; chemical, physical and biological oceanography; marine geology; and aquaculture. Seating is available for approximately 50 users including spaces at public terminals for access to library and World Wide Web resources in marine studies and related subject areas. Group study areas are also provided. The facility provides wireless access to the University network. This branch library is located on the Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes, Delaware, in the Cannon Laboratory. Further information about services and collections is listed below, with details on specific services and resources.

Delivery to and from Marine Studies Library

There is an online form for these requests available in the Forms section of the Library Home Page. Otherwise you may ask at the Circulation Desk in Morris Library or at the Service Desk in any Branch Library for retrieval of books and journals located in the Marine Studies Library. For instructions in using the form, call the Morris Library Circulation Desk at (302) 831-2455. For delivery of articles from periodicals and journals, please use the Interlibrary Loan form to obtain single articles from the Lewes Library, or from Morris, if you are located in Lewes.

Other Branches

The University of Delaware has two other 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 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

Directions and Maps

For directions and maps of the Lewes campus, please go to the campus' "Visit Us" page.

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