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Faculty Services

A guide to the services available for faculty at Loras College. Find out who your librarians are, and how to schedule a library instruction session, get research assistance, and put a book on reserve.

Library Collections

Besides our main circulating book collection, the library maintains many specialized collections including:

  • DVDs (popular & classic)
  • Educational Media
  • Periodicals, Magazines, Journals (print & online)
  • Special Collections (Rare Book Room)
  • Center for Dubuque History & Loras College Archives
  • Government Documents
  • Curriculum Library
  • Online databases & resources
  • Popular reading (fiction & non-fiction)

The responsibility for developing the library's collections is shared between faculty and librarians. Request additions to the collection using the Purchase Request form.

Do we have this journal?

Looking for a specific journal?
The library's Journal Finder provides a searchable database of all electronic periodical titles and includes information about the years available. Print periodicals can be found using DuSearch, the library's catalog.


Can't find what you're looking for?

Our efficient Interlibrary Loan Department provides access to materials that are not owned or licensed by the library.