The Dixie State University Library serves DSU students through two impressive locations, the physical library and the online library.
The Online Librarylibrary.dixie.edu The online library provides students with 24-hour access to the library’s catalog, electronic databases, e-books, online assistance through Research Guides (LibGuides), FAQ’s through Research Guides (LibGuides), library hours, staff/librarian contact info, and our free Ask-A-Librarian chat/text message service.
The Physical LibraryThe physical space of the library is housed in the Holland Centennial commons on the second, mezzanine and third floors. This is a comfortable, inviting, and exciting space designed to support your academic studies! The Holland Centennial Commons is located south of the Gardner Student Center and west of the Udvar Hazy Building and Encampment Mall. You may walk directly into the library at the north end of the building (just south of the Gardner Center). The South entrance to the building is on the first floor (through the student services area.)
Services on each floor of the library
HCC Second Floor (the first floor of the library) On this floor, you will find: • Circulation Services Check materials in and out and find books placed on reserve by faculty. • Reference Services Ask reference librarians to help you with research projects and the LIB 1010 course.
• IT Help Desk Put money on your print account or ask IT questions. • Information Commons Use your dmail user name and password to log in to any computer. • Library classroom • Presentation study room Book it online. • DVDs, videos, CDs, and maps • Recreational reading materials • Comfy furniture! HCC Mezzanine Floor (the second floor of the library) On this floor, you will find: • Print versions of magazines, newspapers, periodicals Remember, most of your magazine and journal research will be done through online databases. • Group study rooms Accommodate large and small groups. You will enjoy the jewel box study rooms that hang out over the balcony. • Computers Use your DSU login. • Counter workspace Stations overlook the balcony and feature plugins for your laptop. HCC Third Floor (where the books are kept) The third floor houses the largest part of the library’s book collection in compact shelving. It also houses the Juvenile Collection (children’s books) and the Curriculum Collection. On the north end of this floor, you will find the Special Collections area and the Faculty Support area. There are also two classrooms on the third floor.