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Davidson College Library Research Guides

Virtual Consultations Available

Research consultations are available virtually! Make an appointment here and a librarian will follow-up with logistics about your virtual consultation.

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Spring 2021 FAQ

Meet with a Librarian or Archivist

Please fill out the form below to make an appointment with a research librarian or research consultant over Zoom. After you make an appointment we will email you a link to meet with us in a virtual meeting room.

Can't set up an appointment or have a quick question? Email, or contact an archivist:

Virtual Library Services

Library Spotlight

Download the MeeScan app to checkout books anywhere with your phone

MeeScan: The Self-Checkout App!

Meet MeeScan! Our self-checkout app!

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Digital Davidson

To view born-digital and digitized versions of archival materials, special collections, and college scholarship from Davidson College and Archives, Special Collections & Community, explore Digital Davidson. For questions about the materials located here, please email

(Re)Collecting COVID-19: Davidson & Lake Norman Stories

(Re)Collecting COVID-19: Davidson & Lake Norman Stories

As Davidson adjusts to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are challenged to develop new ways to engage and interact with our community. We invite you to share your COVID-19 story.  Items may be contributed at (Re)Collecting COVID-19: Davidson & Lake Norman Stories through at least the end of the calendar year.

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Life in the Time of Corona

Stay up to date with local, national, and international news. Learn how to share your personal COVID-19 story with the Archives, Special Collections, and Community team.

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Davidson College Honors Theses

To browse senior theses from Davidson College that have earned departmental honors, please click here. Theses are organized by academic department and can be searched for directly using the library catalog.


How to Use the Self-Checkout

Currently, librarians may not be stationed at check-out desk. This guide teaches you how to use Davidson's self-checkout system. 

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Need to find financial data? Browse this guide for information on how to check out the Eikon laptop, use common applications, and export data for analysis.



Finding Study Rooms

Use this guide to find study rooms

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Common Reading Book Guide: Transcendent Kingdom

Check out videos, audio clips, resource links and maps related to this year's common reading book, Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi.

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