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Your WilmU Library Online

We Are Here To Help!

The Library is available to support students and faculty with a variety of online resources and services. Contact us by any method below. We look forward to assisting you!

Have a question about course materials or need assistance with getting your textbook? Click here.

Chat with the Library

Email the Library

Call 800-451-5724

Research Assistance on Zoom


Virtual Hours - Fall Semester

Chat, Email, Phone Support

Reach out to the Library by phone or chat during the times below. Email the Library outside of these hours.

Monday – Thursday 8:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The Library and Learning Commons are open! View Hours

Laptop Lending Service

  • Laptop Request Form  |  Complete the Laptop Request Form to borrow a laptop.
  • Renew a Laptop  |  If you currently have a laptop and would like a renewal, use the link to submit the request. Renewals will be granted based on availability.
  • Return a Laptop  |  If you borrowed a laptop and would like to return it, use this link to start the process. Return postage and a return shipping box will be mailed to you, free of charge.

Learn more on the Laptop Borrowing guide. Still have questions? Email us at techlending@wilmu.edu.

Online Library Support

How the Library can help you:

Tips for Accessing Electronic Resources:

  • Wilmington University Library Homepage is a good place to start if you don’t have a specific database in mind: in addition to Discovery Search, which encompasses many of our e-resources and our print collection, it includes links to a number of other vital online tools and services.
    • Be sure to use the “Link” option to retrieve the permalink in the item record when sharing articles or ebooks from Discovery: then anyone on or off-campus will be able to access them.
    • Use our Library Video Tutorials if you need a hand getting started.
    • We also have a guide on finding ebooks that includes information on which ebook platforms have unlimited user licenses and/or allow users to download large portions of the text.
  • Check out our full suite of library databases on our A-Z list of all of our databases, which can be limited by subject; all of the links in this list work both on- and off-campus.
  • Check out our list of Streaming Video services that you may find useful.
  • Open Education Resources (OER) include everything from open textbooks to assessments you can use with your classes. Start with this excellent guide prepared by the library which points to a number of subject-based OER collections.
  • Interlibrary Loan (ILL): Request books and articles using the ILLiad service. If you have a question concerning interlibrary loan, you may email the library staff at interlibraryloan@wilmu.edu or call the library at 1-800-451-5724. While the Library is still mailing ILL materials, transit times may be delayed.

We hope this information will help you during this time. Our goal is to continue to provide you with the support you need for your research and academic success.

Wilmington University Library. (2020, June). Your WilmU library online guide. https://libguides.wilmu.edu/onlinelibrary