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Instruction with Marian Library Collections

The Marian Library, located within the Roesch Library at the University of Dayton, holds more than 100,000 books, including approximately 12,000 rare books, a majority of which were published between 1500 and 1800. In addition, the holdings include archival collections documenting the history of Marian devotion and religious sites around the world, as well as artwork in a variety of formats. These collections are available for instructional use, and the librarians are eager to collaborate with other faculty and staff at UD.

What follows is by no means a comprehensive list of holdings, but rather suggestions based on working knowledge of the Marian Library collections.

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