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Waidner-Spahr Library

Please see our Library Services Updates: Academic Year 2020 - 2021 website for the most up-to-date information about library services.

Resources for Students Studying Abroad: Available Library Resources

Research Guides

If you are not sure which library resources to consult for a specific subject or discipline, visit our Research Guides, or contact any librarian at Ask a Librarian.

Finding Books

Four students enjoying a book together abroad

If you cannot find the book you want at your local library, you are encouraged to contact your Dickinson librarian to determine potential ways that you may obtain it. You can also search the library's online catalog to find what books the library has on your topic.

Finding Articles

Using the local library at your site is a valuable part of your global education experience. So please be sure to check out your local library first. If you cannot find the journal article you need there, please follow the steps below to access our journal collection at Dickinson:

Here are some commonly used full-text databases:‚Äč

To request an article that is not available in full-text, please go to ILLiad. You will receive an email notification on how to access the article electronically through ILLiad. Remember to indicate on your ILLiad request form in the notes field that you are currently in a global education program.

Further Resources

To access encyclopedia articles, statistics, primary sources, video streaming, and more, visit the library's databases page and click on the All Database Types drop-down.