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60 years of National Library Week: ‘Libraries Lead’

in 1958, long before folic acid, salt, nurses, agriculture, food allergies, robotics and handwashing had their own awareness weeks, the American Library Association launched National Library Week in “the fight against ignorance, indifference, illiteracy and inefficiency.” The fight continues … with libraries still on the front line.


Get out of your Roesch Library fines

It's time to clean out your cupboards and help fill St. Vincent de Paul's pantry. Roesch Library is offering fine forgiveness during National Library Week.


How should I get that source?

What to do if a book, article, or other resource isn’t available through Roesch? Try OhioLINK or interlibrary loan.

The Knowledge Hub

This one-stop, on-demand, no-appointments-necessary service center provides research assistance from expert librarians, peer writing support from trained Write Place consultants and laptop troubleshooting by UDit experts.

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Check out University of Dayton's digital archive of history, research and creative works from our campus community.

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