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Waidner-Spahr Library

Please see our Library Services Updates: Fall 2020 website for the most up-to-date information about using library services remotely.

Library Services Updates: Fall 2020: Alumni & Visitors Information

Changes to Waidner-Spahr Library services in response to the move to online Fall 2020 courses will be posted here.

Courtesy and Alumni Borrowers

Access to the library has been suspended for all visitors including Courtesy and Alumni Borrowers.  Please visit the website of your local public library for their available services. 

Due dates for items checked out to Courtesy and Alumni Borrowers have been extended.  Fines have been suspended.  Books can be returned using the book drop to the left of the library's main entrance.  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.

Questions can be directed to

Freely available Online Resources

Selected Open Access Journal & Book Collections

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 Open Access Logo.