New data requirements


The requirements for public digital access to scientific data gathered as part of federally funded research will go into effect this fall. The University Libraries invite researchers to a free webinar addressing a range of data-sharing compliance issues.



To mark the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, the Libraries will display Salvador Dalí’s 12 colorful, whimsical and widely interpreted illustrations May 30–Aug. 16 in Roesch Library’s first-floor gallery.

Library Catalog Spring Cleaning


Now that the semester is winding down, university library IT will resume the spring cleaning of the library catalog. 

Miniature Books


A miniature prayer book for the U.S. Catholic Collection measuring only 5 cm showed up in the Cataloging department this week. Is it our smallest book? We had to find out.

Chinese Students and Culture


The assimilation of international students has become an important part of the university’s mission. Reference assistant Carol Williamson describes her learning experiences related to China and the Chinese student population.

Read On! 2015 Book drive Results


Thanks to all those who made our 2nd Read On! campus- wide book drive a tremendous success. The combined efforts of our excellent campus partners raised a total of 2,623 book donations. The books will be given to Louise Troy Elementary School in Dayton.

Our Graduates


Roesch Library has some outstanding student employees working the Knowledge Hub and Help Desk. We would like to thank our four graduating student employees and wish them luck in this new phase of their lives.

About Francis


“Mercy” is Pope Francis’s watchword. Whereas Benedict XVI spoke often of faith and reason, Francis speaks most often of mercy. Library staff member Joan Milligan explored why. 

'Mad' for Finals


You’ve worked hard. Take a break with these stress-relief activities. All events and services are free for UD students. Roesch Library is open 24 hours beginning Sunday, April 19. 

Love to read?


All staff, faculty and students can check out books to read for business or pleasure at Roesch Library. If we don't own it, be sure to check OhioLINK and SearchOhio!