Information for Graduate Students


2014gradbroch_coverThis guide describes University of Delaware Library collections and services for graduate students.

Explore the wide array of resources that range from databases for scholarly articles and dissertations to information on fellowship grants.

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DELCAT Discovery

DELCAT Discovery provides information about and access to the physical and electronic holdings of the University of Delaware Library. DELCAT Discovery offers links to e-journals, e-books, and other resources. Library users can limit searches to only those items physically held by the Library or can search the entire WorldCat database that encompases millions of titles in libraries around the world. Additionally you can find articles from selected databases.

  • Items held by the University of Delaware Library appear at or near the top results display.
  • Items not held by the Library can be requested via a link that automatically generates an interlibrary loan request form.

DELCAT Discovery is the main search box on theĀ Library home page.


  • Databases (More than 370 subject databases that cover all disciplines). Select the Databases icon on the Library home page. Search for a database name.
    Of particular interest:

For the most thorough and precise results from a particular database, search it directly, not through DELCAT Discovery.