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UDC Search is Here!
As of July 26, the new UDC Search system has launched, providing online access to the catalog of the UDC library as well as the Washington Research Library Consortium. This is accessible from the search box on the library home page. All patrons should be sure to sign in with their UDC logins (same as MyUDC).
The Library is Moving!
Starting Monday, July 16, the UDC library will be moving! Level 5 of Building 41 will be closed, but Level 1 will remain open with computers, printing, and reference service available. During the relocation, Consortium Loan Service will be unavailable.
Digital Public Library of America now includes UDC content
Content from UDC's Felix E. Grant Jazz Archives is now discoverable in the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA). It was added as part of District Digital, a joint venture between the DC Public Library and the Washington Research Library Consortium
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UDC library moving

The Library is Moving!

Starting Monday, July 16, the UDC library will be moving! Level 5 of Building 41 will be closed, but Level 1 will remain open with computers, printing, and reference service available. During the relocation, Consortium Loan Service will be unavailable.

The library will open in its new location on the B level of Building 39 (formerly the UDC Law Library) on Monday, August 6.

UDC search?

UDC Search is Here!

As of July 26, the new UDC Search system has launched, providing online access to the catalog of the UDC library as well as the Washington Research Library Consortium. This is accessible from the search box on the library home page. All patrons should be sure to sign in with their UDC logins (same as MyUDC).

2018 Student Essay Contest

Each year during National Library Week the UDC Library sponsors a student essay contest. On April 15, a Dell laptop computer was presented to Adayomi Adedeji, a sophomore at the Community College majoring in law enforcement. Attending the presentation this year were five contestants who shared their experiences in researching and writing on the topic "How Libraries Lead in Bridging the Digital Divide in American Society." A small reception followed.

UDC featured in new DC Jazz book

Among the contributors to the new book DC Jazz: Stories of Jazz Music in Washington, DC (Georgetown University Press) are two professors from UDC. Professor Judith Korey of the music program wrote the chapter "From Federal City College to UDC: A Retrospective on Washington’s Jazz University," and Professor Michael Fitzgerald of the library wrote "Researching Jazz History in Washington, DC," which spotlights UDC's Felix E. Grant Jazz Archives among other area collections.

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Foundation Center at UDC

The University of the District of Columbia (UDC) is a Funding Information Network partner of Foundation Center. The Funding Information Network is comprised of libraries, community foundations, NGOs, and nonprofit resource centers across the country and around the world. As a Funding Information Network partner, UDC provides free access to the most comprehensive information available on foundation and corporate giving. It features Foundation Center print and electronic resources as well as professional staff to assist visitors. Foundation Center electronic resources include, Foundation Directory Online, Foundation Grants to Individuals Online, and Foundation Maps.

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