Newly Acquired Titles

Preview newly acquired library materials (Books & DVDs) added to the collection.
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Easter break hours

The William C. Jason library will be closed from Friday, March 30, 2018 – Monday, April 2, 2018. Regular library hours will resume Tuesday, April 3, 2018 @ 8:00 a.m.

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Director’s Message 2018

Welcome to the William C. Jason Library on the campus of Delaware State University named in honor of Dr. William C. Jason, the second President of the State College for Colored Students. Excellence in teaching, scholarship and research marks this great university. Our Library is committed in providing quality service and an excellent collection of materials to support the research needs of our faculty, staff and students.

thh-directorOur library offers a welcoming atmosphere to all users; the Horizon System provides an online catalog to the library holdings, automated circulation, and other computerized library systems. The library house over 400,000 volumes and has full text access to several thousand online database subscriptions and e-books. The library also offers DVDs and electronic access to full-text as well as newspapers, encyclopedias, research on current health, biographical, literary, humanities, art and current event databases. Access to these electronic databases is available from the website We encourage faculty, staff and students to take advantage of the resources, both traditional and virtual.

A positive atmosphere of learning is encouraged in the library. We offer the library as a place of respect for people and knowledge and we endorse a positive study environment in the building. Informational handouts, tutorials and subject guides are available for our users. Our staff looks forward to serving you by giving training to our faculty, staff and students in library resources and electronic catalogs. In addition:

  • Library instructions are given to faculty and individuals who request it
  • Interlibrary borrowing of material
  • Reference and research assistance
  • Document Delivery
  • Electronic Reserves
  • Internet Access
  • WorldCat Discovery
  • Digital Collection

We look forward to acting as a resource center for each of you in this academic year. Additionally each department or discipline at Delaware State University is assigned a subject-specialist librarian; available to give you research help. You can call the Reference Desk at (302) 857-6180 to contact the librarian responsible for your subject area. For other useful information, including information on resources, workshops, and events click on

I hope you find the William C. Jason library exciting, enriching, and as a center for intellectual and social interaction.

In Proud Service,

Mr. Tracey Hunter Hayes

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William C. Jason Library Christmas Recess Hours

Holiday and Special Hours:

    Saturday, December 23, 2017 – Sunday, December 31, 2017 Closed
    Monday, January 1, 2017 Closed
    Library Reopens Tuesday – Friday, January 2 – 5, 2017 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Saturday, January 6, 2017 – Sunday, January 7, 2017 Closed

Contact Circulation @ 302.857.6191 or Reference 302.857.6180 for further assistance.

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Trial access to Sports Market Analytics (SBRnet) through January 2018

William C. Jason Library is pleased to announce trial access to the following database Sports Market Analytics – SBRnet. Sports Business Research Network is a leading provider of sports marketing research in the United States. We offer an all-encompassing perspective on the sports business, drawing upon syndicated and custom proprietary market research, industry reports, and licensed industry articles.

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Extended library hours to study for finals will begin Monday, December 1, 2017 through Thursday, December 14, 2017.

Dec. 4 – Dec. 10
Mon-Thurs. 8 a.m.-1 a.m. | Fri. 8 a.m.-9 p.m. | Sat. Noon-8 p.m. | Sun. 1 p.m.-1 a.m.

Dec. 11 – Dec. 14
Mon-Wed 8 a.m.-1 a.m. | Thurs. 8 a.m.-10 p.m.

Please contact Circulation (302) 857.6191 or Reference (302) 857.6180 for more information.

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