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Library resources for academic teaching and research support.


The Library is here to help! We have numerous resources, tools, and services to support all your teaching and research needs. The slides below walk you through everything the library has to offer.


The How Do I...? page of the library's website offers many answers to our most frequently asked questions. The information below may be of particular use for faculty.


The Library offers a wealth of information, resources, and tools to UDC faculty. The goal of this guide is to provide you with important information to support all of your teaching, research, and scholarship needs. 

In addition to this guide, you can find more information about the library and its resources online. We recommend reviewing the following pages:

Join Us At The Spa

Rejuvenate your course and yourself! We are bringing our Course Design Spa online!

Visit our virtual event page for information about various faculty and student support services on campus. You'll also find great stress-relieving activities and ways to pamper your mind, body, and soul.

If you have any questions about our Virtual Course Design Spa, feel free to contact us at

Purchase Requests

We welcome your suggestions of materials to purchase for the library's collections. Before making your request, please consider if the material supports your curricular and/or research needs. 

Requests may be made in two ways:

  • For Items Held at other WRLC Members: Search for the item in UDC Search. On the item's page, under the "Where to Get It" menu click "Request UDC Purchase This Item." Complete the form and click "Send Request."
  • For Items Not Held at UDC or WRLC: Fill out the form available in "Search by Citation" with as much information as possible. Make sure you select the book option. Then, click "Submit." Under the "Where to Get It" menu, click "Request UDC Purchase This Item." Complete the form and click "Send Request."

Note: You MUST be signed in to make a purchase request.

Once you submit a request, you will receive emails throughout the process if we are able to purchase the item. We are not able to purchase all requested material, but will do our best to fulfill your needs within the parameters of our Collection Development Policy.

If you have any questions about purchase requests, please email


We're always trying to improve the library's services and resources.

If you have a question about information, resources, or tools that is not covered in this guide, please let us know! We're also happy to hear any of your comments and suggestions.

To submit feedback, please leave a comment in our online suggestion box.

Something Missing?

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The library is always open to adding missing content to our guides. We are happy to add new links, information, and resources you may be aware of. Please email us at to share any links or information you would like to see us include.