McNichols Campus
Library site

The UDM libraries provide the University community with hundreds of thousands of books, scholarly journals, databases, media materials and more for your learning, research and personal enjoyment.  They are:

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The information on this page refers to the McNichols Campus Library.

  • The Library is UDM's central location for information resources – print and online – for learning and research.
  • The Library web site, the Re:search Portal, is your starting point for finding scholarly information in all formats.
  • For general information about the Library, see the Library Information & Services page.


  • During the academic year, the McNichols Campus Library is open 80 hours per week.  See the McNichols Campus Library Hours page.
  • The Library's online resources are available 24/7, on-campus and off-campus, from the Re:search Portal.

Printing at the Library

Each year, you may print 400 pages from library computers for free.  Additional prints are available at the cost of $5 for 100 pages. Color prints, transparencies, and fax services are available at the Circulation Desk for a fee.

Help is available

  • A librarian is on duty for research assistance during all hours that the library is open.
  • Online Reference Chat assistance is available 24/7.   Find the online chat contact link on the Re:search Portal.
  • You can also use the Re:search Portal's Get Help page for guidance.  For example, the online tutorial, SearchQuest, provides research suggestions ranging from topic selection to using databases and preparing citations for your papers.

Electronic resources

The Library's online databases provide access to over 32,000 full-text journals and more than 48,000 electronic books. Links to the databases are on the Re:search site under "Find."

For fun, too!

In addition to scholarly and research materials, the Library holds thousands of general-interest books and materials including music, magazines, audio-books and a large collection of movie DVDs for entertainment breaks from your studies.