|Mary Prophet||Interim Director of Libraries, firstname.lastname@example.org, (740) 587-6215|
|Peggy Rector||Assistant to the Director, email@example.com, (740) 587-6225|
|Circulation Desk, Ext. 6235||Reference Desk, Ext. 6682|
The William Howard Doane Library/Seeley G. Mudd Learning Center is open seven days a week when classes are in session, until 2 a.m. Sunday-Thursday evenings. The library holds well over one million books, periodicals, government documents, videos, microforms and electronic resources and databases. Stacks are open for browsing and 750 seats are available. There are also departmental libraries in the Chemistry and Physics Departments. Media Technology Services (MTS), a division of Information Technology Services, is housed in the library. MTS is responsible for campus audio visual equipment.
As a member of the Five Colleges of Ohio and OhioLINK consortia, Denison University offers easy access through a combined online catalog, CONSORT, to a collection of 48 million items. The catalog can be searched from computers on and off campus via the web. A daily delivery service and shared electronic databases are other consortial features available to students, faculty and staff. The Five Colleges of Ohio include Denison, Kenyon, Oberlin, Ohio Wesleyan and the College of Wooster, while OhioLINK is a statewide consortium with over 100 academic and public libraries, giving library users access to Ohio's rich and diverse library holdings.
The loan period for books, documents, and sound recordings is 21 days. A detailed circulation policy is available at the Circulation/Reserve Desk and on the library web site. CHECKING OUT BOOKS AND USING RESERVE MATERIALS REQUIRES YOUR DENISON IDENTIFICATION.
Reference Librarians are available to help all users with research and library use questions, and an active library instruction program provides opportunities for classes to learn about information resources and research skills. The library has a state-of-the-art electronic classroom for its instruction sessions. Materials not available to Denison Libraries through CONSORT or OhioLINK may be requested through the Interlibrary Loan service from libraries around the world. Access to hundreds of on-line subscription databases and numerous full-text resources are available via the Library web page: www.denison.edu/library. The Archives and Special Collections Department has material about Denison's history, as well as other unusual or rare materials. Microform scanners and copiers are available as well. Additional information about library policies and resources, connections to CONSORT and OhioLINK and to other remote library catalogs, and listings of and access to Internet resources are available through the Denison Home Page.
For more information, go to Denison Library.