SPRING SEMESTER 2021 PLANNING UNDERWAY: We are working on a safety and staffing plan to provide students with access to the main and upper levels of the library building during the Spring 2021 semester. More details will be provided in January.
Jan. 4, 2021: Remote library services resume following the College holidays closure. Faculty requests for items needed for the spring semester (for purchase, for digitizing, or via ILL) may be submitted at any time using these forms; requests will be processed starting Jan. 4:
Spring Semester 2021: Additional service offerings and modifications for the spring 2021 academic semester are still being finalized. This guide will be updated as information becomes available.
See details below, as well as the tabs above for specifics on services available for students, faculty and staff, and alumni and visitors.
Anyone living in Carlisle or Cumberland County, PA (on or off campus) has access to the rich resources of the public Cumberland County Library system including print, electronic and audio books, streaming films and DVDs. Bosler Memorial Library is the location on High Street adjacent to the Dickinson campus. See the Cumberland County Library System website to obtain a library card.
E-journals, databases, online news sources are still available online with your Dickinson login.
These collections are always freely available online without a paywall. Additional open access collections are indicated on our Databases page with an open padlock icon .
Return print books, DVDs, interlibrary loan items, and other non-equipment items by placing them in the book drop to the left of the main library entrance on High Street. To return equipment, please email email@example.com.
If you do not live locally and you want to return your checkouts, you can return items by mail to:
Dickinson College Library
28 N. College St.
Carlisle, PA 17013
Attention: Circulation Desk
Dickinson faculty, staff and students approved to be on campus may place requests contact-free pickup of many of the print books and DVDs from the Waidner-Spahr Library. Reference books and books available online as part of the HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access Service are NOT eligible for borrowing. See the HathiTrust guide for more information.
Requests can be placed through JumpStart. Please limit the number of requested items per day to 5.
Pickup times are 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Mon. - Fri.
Items will be in a bag labeled with your name and placed on shelving inside the vestibule of the library’s main entrance off High Street. Please maintain social distancing requirement when picking up your items.
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Dickinson College Spring 2021 Dashboard and FAQs - Official source of information for Spring 2021 semester.
Technology Resources for Working, Teaching, and Learning Remotely - from Dickinson Information Services.