Vance Memorial Library
Vance Memorial Library serves the DBU community by offering thousands of information resources in a variety of formats. Some resources are available online, such as article databases and eBooks, while others are held within the Library’s premises in the Collins Learning Center on the DBU campus. Physical holdings of the Library include:
Some items are kept in the library so everyone can have access to them. Reference books, periodicals, CDs and CD-ROMs, microforms, and items on reserve or in special collections fall into this category. Most items may be borrowed, or circulated, by members of the DBU community.
Your library account lets you see what you’ve got checked out and when it’s due. Access your library account online in the Library Catalog:
Once you have accessed your account, you can:
“Checkout” means to borrow books or other items from the Library. Most items can be checked out to you so you can take them from the library; we check them back in when they are returned.
The length of the checkout period depends on the type of item you borrow.
Need your items longer? Renew your checkout period.
REMEMBER: If you checked out the item using ILL, you will need to contact the ILL Supervisor. Different rules may apply.
Be courteous to your fellow students – turn in your Library materials on time! If you don’t, you may have to pay a fine.
If the item you want is checked out, you may place a "Hold" on the item, so it can’t be renewed or checked out by anyone else.
To place a HOLD:
Faculty members and administrators may RECALL checked out items needed urgently. If your item is recalled: