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The University Libraries support faculty and student research with more than 1 million print and electronic books; subscriptions to more than 300 databases; access to more than 68,000 print and electronic journals; and expert advice from an integrated team of knowledgeable librarians and staff.

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Retrieve all types of research sources including books, articles and more with one Google-like search.

Research Guides

Start your research by browsing our custom research portals tailor-made by librarians for UD courses and disciplines.

Jump into Scholarly Journals

Our guide to journal article databases will help you pick the best platform to search across peer-reviewed journal articles, dissertations/theses, and conference proceedings.

Journal Articles in Your Field

View librarian-curated lists of journal article databases in humanities, social science, and scientific research fields.

Your Research Co-Pilot

At UD there's a librarian for every major; book an appointment with yours for personalized research support and guidance.


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