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Library Services During COVID-19

The Davidson College Library is committed to continuing our support of the community’s research, learning, and teaching endeavors. As all classes have moved to remote status, our goal is to maximize the electronic accessibility of our resources and provide virtual research and digital learning support. Please send any questions you may have to

Access to Library Spaces & Equipment

  •  Davidson College students, faculty, and staff may continue to use the E.H. Little Library. The library is catcard access only. Hours are M-Fr  8am-5pm. The E.H. Little Library and the Music Library is currently closed to the general public.
  • Self-service check-out is available at the front desk.
  • Computers, printers, scanners, copiers, and lap-top checkout will continue to be available.
  • Library classrooms and meeting rooms are closed for the remainder of the semester.

Access to Library Resources & Services

  • The Library’s databases, e-books, e-journals, streaming services, and online finding aids are available on- and off-campus using your Davidson username and password. Access these through the library catalog, the A-Z list of research tools, and the Archives and Special Collections catalogs.
  • The Library’s research collection may be checked out using self-service at the front desk. All due dates have been suspended for the remainder of the semester.
  • Library materials can be made available electronically through interlibrary loan, document delivery, and the library’s purchase of e-resources. Please note that at this time we can receive only electronic items through interlibrary loan and the turn-around time for access to digitized materials may be longer than normal. We encourage faculty to provide online access to all reserve materials. Please contact to arrange digitization.

Several of the library's vendors and publishers have offered free access to many of their resources. To see a full listing of this expanded access, see Vendor Offers During COVID-19.

Submit a Request for Library Materials

Use the following links to request digital copies of materials:

Request eBook

Articles & Book Chapters Films & Audio


Research & Digital Learning Assistance

Librarians and instructional designers are available to meet virtually through Zoom to meet about your research or digital learning questions.

Hours of availability: Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 5pm

For assistance with research in the Archives & Special Collections, email 

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