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Getting Started with Library Research: About the Library

getting started with the Dartmouth College Library

The Library at a Glance

The Dartmouth College Library is ...

Baker Tower

  • Our facilities: Eight campus libraries and an off-site storage facility
  • Our collections: The Library Catalog and Summon are your gateways to 2.7 million books, 35,000 digital resources (such as indexes, databases, and journals), 20,000 print and digital journal titles, 12,000 videos, 190,000 maps, 35,000 sound recordings, and 450,000 photographs
  • Our people: Over thirty subject specialist librarians to help with your research


Summon: Easily discover the world of library content

You can use Summon to find books, articles, and media from the Library's collections.

Using Summon from off-campus? You'll need the VPN to access full-text.

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Help Using the Library

The Library is more than just books, online resources, and study areas. There are people here who can help.