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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 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.
  • Washington Post: New in 2023, the Washington Post now comes with a personal subscription option as well.
  • 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.
  • University 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 Michayla Nester, 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, Assistant Archivist, 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 

Off Campus Access to Library Resources

Library resources are available to all Denison Faculty, Staff, and Students -- so when we are off campus, we need to indicate that we are members of the Denison community to access these resources.

We do so by logging into these resources though the Library website

  • First, search for your desired resource, using the Library website as a starting point.
    • Quick access to online content: Summon
    • Quick access to online content: CONSORT
  • When you've found what you're looking for, click on the link for access.
  • You will be asked to log in to online resources, using your MyDenison (email) credentials.
  • When requesting books, you will be asked to log in with your name and D# (including the D) or the 14-digit barcode on the back of your ID.
  • Questions?  Contact us through emailphone, and chat or text.

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