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This Library is Open

The Library is now open in a limited capacity for students and faculty. Through the Fall 2020 semester, we will be open on Monday, Tuesday, and Friday from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Our space will be limited to 32% capacity which equals 16 public workstations and 18 study carrels. 

You can read the complete reopening plan including information on how to visit the library on our blog.

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Textbook Affordability Survey

We know the cost of textbooks is a financial burden for many students. To help us advocate for more affordable course materials please consider completing this survey. It is designed to help us better understand how students buy and use textbooks. 

You can complete the survey here.

Contact Us!

We are offering virtual reference services to all UDC students, faculty, and staff.

  • Email reference is available 24/7 at
  • Online appointments available Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm. Schedule online here.

Our website is also open 24/7 for all of your research needs.

Follow Us!

You can now follow the library on social media. You can find us on both Instagram and Twitter at udc_library. We're sharing helpful tips, recommendations, and other news you can use.

Help Guides

We have created several Help Guides to help you navigate using library and information resources and tools. These guides are designed to walk you through finding what you need while offering tips, tricks, and other useful information. 

You can see a full list of our subject guides in our Index of Research Guides.

Ask a Librarian!

We Can Help!

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We're here for YOU!

You can always contact us with questions.


Phone: 202-274-5104

In-Person: Bldg 39, Level B
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