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Faculty Course Design Spa
Faculty - join us for a day of professional pampering on January 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Windows Lounge! Meet with members of academic support service departments to massage your syllabus. Then enjoy a seated massage and take-home spa goodies!
Stress Relief
This time of year can be stressful, chaotic, and, well, just unlikable. We know this is a rough time for many and we want to remind everyone that it’s okay to take care of yourself during this time.
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Get to Know PrepSTEP

PrepSTEP is packed with online tutorials, test practice, e-books and articles to help students achieve academic success and workplace readiness. It has skill building in English, math and science, career licensing test prep, workplace skill building, basic computer skills tutorials, college success skills development and much more.

Try it out for yourself here.

Got Textbooks?

The library may have your textbook! 

We have a growing collection of textbooks available for 2-hour loan. See if your book is available by searching our catalog using the Course Reserves filter.

While you can't keep these books for the semester, you can read, copy, and scan them during your check-out period.

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.

The Dream

The Library celebrates Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. with an exhibit of his life's work and meaning. Books from our collection are on display (and available for check out!) in front of the Library.

UDC Search - Find Articles, Books, & more!


...or explore the full-text electronic collections in our A to Z Resource List.

You might also want to see our Index of Research Guides.

Try These Helpful Guides!

Candid at UDC

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

Candid was born February 1, 2019, when Foundation Center and GuideStar joined forces. Candid connects people who want to change the world with the resources they need to do it. Every year, millions of nonprofits spend trillions of dollars around the world. Candid finds out where that money comes from, where it goes, and why it matters. Through research, collaboration, and training, Candid connects nonprofits, foundations, and individuals to the resources they need to do good, building on 88 years of dedicated experience.

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