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New Faculty Toolkit: Welcome to Denison Libraries!

Help navigating Denison Libraries for new and continuing faculty members.

Welcome to Denison University Libraries!

Front of Denison's Doane Library on a clear day











We look forward to working with you! 

Top 5 Databases

Quick Top 5 Resources

  • Chronicle of Higher Education: Yes, we have an institutional license to the Chronicle. Enjoy!
  • New York TimesThe NYT also offer a great app for phones and tablets, just use your Denison email address to create an account.
  • Wall Street JournalAnd just like the New York Times, the WSJ offers a great app.  Both can be used after you create an account using your Denison email address.
  • Quick search: Summon, our research tool, is the fastest way to search all of our collections; including our online collections as well as the CONSORT (Denison + 3 sister schools) and OhioLINK (100+ Ohio academic institutions) library catalogs.  We can have most books from these catalogs delivered to the Library within 1 week or so.
  • Archives & Special Collections: You can browse some collections online and ask questions of the Archives team anytime at

Neat Tools

  • LibKey Nomad: this simple browser plugin provides access to Denison resources without needing to run a search for them through our website. (Matches on DOI within content.)
  • We have a little over 5 million items in our collection (print + online), which can be searched using the tools on our website: Summon + CONSORT
  • Lastly, if you need anything specific that we don't have in our collection, we can request it from another library using OhioLINK or Inter-Library Loan (ILL).

Important Library Contacts

  • Reference & Research Needs: 
    • This email inbox is monitored by all librarians during regular business hours.
  • E-Resource & Access Questions: 
    • This email inbox is primarily monitored by Yuimi Hlasten, our E-Resources and Scholarly Communication Librarian, and Sarah Schaff, our Discovery Librarian.  If you find a dead link or have questions about accessing a specific resource, please feel free to reach out.
  • Circulation, Check In/Out, Reserving Meeting Rooms, etc.:
    • Our front desk handles a great number of questions about finding books, reserving rooms, and circulating some of our media equipment, such as cameras, tripods, and laptops.  
  • University Archives & Special Collections: 
    • This email box is staffed primarily by Colleen Goodhart, Archives Reference Specialist, and Sasha Griffin, University Archivist & Special Collections Librarian. We can help you find Denisonian primary documents and also assist with interdisciplinary curriculum integration of hands-on primary source research and rare books use with your classes.
  • Purchase requests: Email your Liaison Librarian 

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