About Us


The University of Dayton Libraries, consisting of Roesch Library, Marian Library/International Marian Research Institute, and University Archives and Special Collections, are the University’s principal center for the collection, dissemination and preservation of diverse information resources, Catholic and Marian collections and research, and the University’s historical record.  Read more about University Libraries.


Events and Exhibits

The Libraries hosts events, exhibits and programs throughout the year. Every spring semester the library offers three different scholarship opportunities. Find out more on Events and Exhibits.



Library faculty and staff use the Libraries News Blog to share information and news.



Publications available for purchase

We have several publications available for purchase. Visit our online marketplace at  go.dayton.edu/marketplace and selecting University Libraries then Publications.

University Libraries Reports and Promotional Materials

Check out University of Dayton Libraries reports, publications and promotional materials.

Marian Library Publications

The Marian Library publishes information and scholarly works related to the Blessed Virgin Mary. Publications include Marian Library Studies, a journal of original research, and Marian Studies, the proceedings of the yearly meeting of the Mariological Society of America.

In addition to providing news about current activities, the Marian Library newsletter offers notices about new Marian books and important Marian events, as well as information about the Mariological Society of America.

Copies of Marian Studies, Marian Library Studies, and the Marian Library Newsletter are available online.



The University of Dayton Libraries support learning, teaching and scholarship through outstanding collections, programs and services. Those who love books, knowledge and libraries have found great satisfaction in supporting the Libraries through charitable giving, tributes, estate planning and volunteer service. We are grateful for their generosity. Read more about the various ways you can support the libraries.



See University Libraries' policies on computing, borrowing, and much more.


Faculty/Staff Listing

If you need to contact one of our staff, visit our faculty/staff listing.


Directory of Services

You can do more than just borrow books from the library. Here is a list of our most popular services.


Advisory Committees

We value our committee member's opinions. Learn more about our advisory committees.


Contact Us

University Libraries Office of the Dean

300 College Park Dr. 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 1360