What's New
Recent Additions to the CollectionClick here to see the list materials recently added to the library's collections.

EbooksMcGovern Library users can download ebooks from EBSCO's eBook Collection. These books can be checked out and downloaded to personal computers and many ebook readers. Unfortunately these books cannot be downloaded to Kindles. You will need to install Adobe Digital Editions in order to download ebooks. Please contact Kevin Kenkel by email or phone (995-2617) for help downloading ebook from EBSCO. EBSCO has a tutorial that explains how to download ebooks.


McGovern Library is able to provide access to most library databases from off-campus via the product EZProxy. If you are connecting to a library database from off-campus, you will be required to login with your campus network username and password. Once you are verified as a member of the DWU community you will connect to the resource. EZproxy is browser independent, i.e., any browser (Other than AOL) should work with EZproxy.

The library has discipline-specific resource pages. These pages provide access to subject-specific databases, electronic reference books, and web resources.These pages are found at here.

Library Catalog
WorldCat Discovery is a simple search tool that connects you to McGovern Library materials as well as to the holdings of libraries worldwide. You can search for multiple types of library resources, formats and locations (e.g., articles, books, videos, etc.) in a single location. WorldCat Local can tell you where in library materials are located and if they are checked out. With a few additional clicks, requests can be made to borrow materials from other libraries. WorldCat Local may be used as an alternative to our regular library catalog.
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