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While the library doors are temporarily closed to the public, our vast online resources remain available. You can email or chat with a librarian from 9 am to 12:30 pm, and 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm Monday-Friday or search our FAQ’s after hours. You can also email our Circulation Desk at or Reference Desk at to reach us.

For a quick way into our resources, see our guide Accessing Library Resources: Off Campus / Remotely: Remote Learning.

University Archives & Special Collections

Website for the Denison University Archives & Special Collections

Finding information by subject

If you're interesting in finding some select resources by topic, consider the suggested links below.  Please keep in mind that this is only a fraction of the actual holdings in the University Archives & Special Collections.  If you'd like to research more or are having trouble finding resources, please email us.

Some resources by topic

Looking for some general information about the history of Denison?  Here are some full text, digital resources that can get you started:

These links contain digitized archival resources that document what it was like to be a student at Denison throughout the years.

Researching someone specific that is connected to Denison?  Here are some tips on finding biographical information of alumni, former faculty/staff, and friends of the University.

Denison Libraries, 100 W College, Granville, Ohio 43023
Phone: 740-587-6235, email:
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