The Will W. Alexander Library welcomes you as a patron! The mission of the Will W.
Alexander Library is to be the knowledge and creativity COMMONS of Dillard University
and to support the curricula of the University. The vision of the Will W. Alexander
Library is to be the University’s information center for knowledge collection, connection,
creation, and curation.
Library staff are always available to provide assistance. It is our hope that you
will take maximum advantage of your library resources and privileges.
The Dillard University Online Library Catalog is powered by cloud-based Library World, which allows you to search for materials owned by the library.
The online catalog can be found @: http://opac.libraryworld.com/opac/home.php.
The mission of the Dillard University Library Archives and Special Collections is
to support the University as the repository for primary documents and historical artifacts
of enduring value to the University. The vision of the Dillard University Library
Archives and Special Collections is to be the repository for the University in preserving
and protecting all materials under the archives and special collections care and supervision.
Our goal is to provide regulated and efficient access to historical materials for
the Dillard University community, administration, faculty, staff, students, alumni
The Dillard University Library Archives and Special Collections Digital Collection
is made available through Internet Archive @: http://archive.org/search.php?query=creator:%22Dillard%20University%22.
The Internet Archive is a 501(c)(3) non-profit library founded in 1996. The mission
of Internet Archive is to provide Universal Access to All Knowledge. They collect
published works and make them available in digital formats. More information about
Internet Archive can be found @: https://archive.org/.
The EBSCOHOST Research Databases are provided by LOUIS, a consortium of public and
private college and university libraries in the state of Louisiana. This partnership
was formed in 1992 by the library deans and directors at these institutions, in order
to create a cost-effective collaboration among the institutions for the procurement
of library technology and resources. LOUIS is governed by the LOUIS Management Board
and the Louisiana Board of Regents. More information about the LOUIS Consortium can
be found @: http://www.louislibraries.org/about/consortium.
The JSTOR (Journal Storage) Research Database is a highly selective digital library
of academic content in many formats and disciplines. The collections include top peer-reviewed
scholarly journals as well as respected literary journals, academic monographs, research
reports from trusted institutes, and primary sources. JSTOR journal, book, and primary
source collections are integrated on a single, robust platform that uses the latest
digital technologies and best practices.
The ProQuest Research Database collections span six centuries, all disciplines and
the diverse content types needed by researchers, providing the world’s largest collection
of dissertations and theses; three centuries of newspapers; more than 450,000 academic
ebooks; collections of important scholarly journals and other content researchers
need such as data and unique digital vaults of primary source materials.
The mission of the Dillard University Will W. Alexander Library Information Literacy
Instruction (ILI) Program is to teach and assist members of the Dillard University
community how to find, evaluate, and use information more effectively. The goal of
the Dillard University Will W. Alexander Information Literacy Instruction (ILI) classes are to support collaboration with faculty
in teaching and learning. Information literacy skills will help students be successful
not only in their classes and majors at Dillard University, but as life-long learners.
Thinking of attending Dillard University? Prospective students and families can navigate
the campus and learn about our unique programs and culture through self-guided tours.
Whether at home or on campus our interactive student guide will accompany you as you
explore our offerings through the use of the GPS-enabled campus map, student videos
You can click on the button below to get started.
Ms. Cynthia Charles, Director
Dr. Germaine Carey-Palmer, Cataloging / Information Literacy Librarian
Ms. Beverly Harris, Reference / Archives & Special Collections Librarian
Mr. John Kennedy, Archives & Special Collections Assistant
Mr. Malik Bartholomew, Access Services & Student Worker Supervisor
Main Desk: 504-816-4786
Main Desk Email: email@example.com
Archives Desk Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
DU Library Website http://www.dillard.edu/_academics/library/index.php
DU Library Online Catalog http://opac.libraryworld.com/opac/signin?libraryname=DU%20LIBRARY