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Jessie Ball duPont Library

Library Services for the School of Letters

A guide to using the library for School of Letters students.

Library Hours

Find Course Reserves at duPont Library

​​​​​One print copy and a multi-user ebook license (if available) of all your required texts will automatically be placed on Reserve at the Circulation Desk at the Library. To view the items we have on reserve for a course, go to this link or your Course Reserves Material searching link is now on D2L/Brightspace.

Along with a copy of each textbook, faculty can choose to place additional texts on Reserve, including books, CDs, and DVDs.          

For more assistance with Course Reserves, contact Circulation at x1664 or email

Find Library Materials at duPont Library

Library Collections

How long can I borrow a book?

Main Collection Books: 6 weeks 

Fooshee Collection Books: 5 weeks

Maximum books check out: 25 books

Movies, Music, and Audiobooks


  • Checked out for 7 days
  • Can be renewed 1 time
  • Check out a total of 5 videos at a time
  • Must be 18 or older to check out R-rated or Mature-Rated videos


  • Checked out for 7 days
  • Can be renewed 1 time
  • Checkout a total of 5 CDs at a time

Audio Books

  • Checked out for 5 weeks
  • Can be renewed 1 time
  • Check out up to 3 audio books

We also offer streaming audiobooks from Overdrive and Hoopla

More Information about Videos, Music, and Audio Books

Electronic Books Information

Computer Use and Internet Access


  • Free black-and-white printing is available on printers in ATC courtyard and computer lab on the Ground floor. (Instructions near printers) (Register your ID before printing)
  • Send your document to for color printing only for 50 cents per page and pay/pick it up at the Circulation Desk on the Main floor.
  • For print jobs over 25 pages or for posters and any that are Department Charges please see Print Services.


  • You can send and receive faxes at the Circulation Desk on the Main floor
  • The fax number is 931-598-1145
  • There is no charge for University students