Student Handbook

University Library

The university library supports the academic programs and the university information literacy learning objectives with physical and electronic instructional resources and services. Users can access resources and services through the iCampus student platform, Blackboard LMS, or directly at

Physical resources are housed in campus-based Learning Resources Centers (LRCs) and may include books, peer-reviewed journals, reference works, periodicals, and audio-visuals. Users can browse the open public access catalog at Books eligible for circulation circulate for three week periods, are renewable, and are available to all eligible borrowers regardless of location. Borrowers receive books through intra-campus delivery and shipping services. Peer-reviewed journals, reference books, periodicals, and other special collection items are not eligible for circulation and are available for on-campus use only.

Electronic resources include over 25 databases with access to over one million resources including peer-reviewed journals, eBooks, audiobooks, eReports, eReference works, and ePeriodicals. Users can access services including online tutorials and the AskYourLibrarian reference service at

The Office of the University Librarian, located at the Wilkes Library of the Washington, D.C. campus, coordinates library resources and services in collaboration with the Library and Information Literacy Advisory Committee, faculty, academic teams, and in accordance with library planning and collection documents. Collections emphasize accounting, business administration, health services, public administration, nursing, criminal justice, and information systems. Materials are collected to support all programs, general electives, career information, and individual growth.