About the LoyolaNotre Dame Library

Facts

  • The LoyolaNotre Dame Library is shared by Loyola University and Notre Dame of Maryland University
  • There are over 425,000 volumes in the library
  • Students have access to over 130 online research databases in a multitude of disciplines available through the library
  • There are over 56,500 full-text journals available online through the library
  • Students are able to access library resources remotely from anywhere in the world.
  • Classes on how to use the library resources are taught by librarians each semester. Individual professors bring classes in for specialized research instruction
  • The library has over 16,000 media items including DVD's, CD's, and videos. These include educational videos as well as feature films
  • Librarians are available to help students with research projects. Online chat reference is available 24 hours a day!
  • The library is open early and closes late; the library is open 108 hours during the academic year and 24/7 during final exam periods.
  • More than 100 computers with Microsoft Office and access to the Internet are available for student use in the library. Students can also check out laptops to be used in the library.
  • The library renovation and addition project was completed in 2008; the library now consists of 125,000sf on four floors. New features include an auditorium, cyber cafe, multi-functional gallery, group study areas, seminar rooms, and a digital media lab.