Frequently Asked Questions

Students and staff of the Delta State University can gain access to the main library and all her branch libraries with the university identification cards or Library identification cards. Which can be obtained upon library registration at the Main Library Circulation Desk. Non-members of the university can gain access on presentation of a letter of introduction and valid identification card from their institutions and approval given by the University Librarian.

Library materials can be located through the use of the Traditional Card catalogue which contains a list of materials held by the Library. Users can access these through the subject, author or title catalogue. If you cannot find what you need in the catalogue, please seek assistance at the Circulation Desk.

If you are experiencing difficulty locating book on the shelves, seek assistance from library staff on patrol or library rovers on duties in the shelve area or visit the Circulation Desk.

the library has suspended loaning of library materials to users. Visit the Circulation Desk for more clarification.

Your student identification card or your library registration card only grant you access to use the library, but you need your library borrowers’ card to be able to loan library books out or renew books. You may place a book on hold pending when you complete your library registration and present your library bowers card to check out loanable items.

Visit the Circulation Desk at the Main Library, to carry out your library user registration.

The Library subscribes to various electronic resources to support scholarship. Please visit the library website to access these resources or ask for research assistance from the Reference or E-Librarian where necessary.

The library E-resources are Internet Protocol (IP) based due to license restrictions. However, registered staff and students of this University are granted access permission to use E-resources remotely.

users are not allowed to eat and drink in the reading and books areas of the Library, however, the main library has a canteen on the ground floor where users can have access to food and drinks and eat there too.

No! Your mobile phone is expected to be on silence mode or switched off while in the Library reading area. However, users who want to make and receive calls are strictly mandated to make use of designated phone boots within the library premises.