Today is the first day of exams but be sure to come to the library for a treat! Reward yourself to a snack after completing an exam or have one for an extra boost before your next one!
Library Exam Schedule
Dec. 2nd - Dec. 5th
7am - 2am
7am - 7pm
11am - 7pm
1pm - 2am
Dec. 9th - Dec. 11th
7am - 2am
7am - 11pm
7am - 5pm
Dec. 14th (Graduation)
9am - 5pm
Change in Study Room Policy
Study rooms can only be reserved up to three hours due to high demand. This is a decrease of one hour from our current policy. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Quick Print Station at the library
The library now has a quick print station for the Methodist University community. From there, you can quickly pull up an already ready document and print right away before classes.
The station is located past the circulation desk, under the big television. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to call the circulation desk at 630-7645!
The newly renovated side of the library is open! The new entrance is on the north side of the building facing the bell tower. Come by to see the new layout, the new study spaces, and the new technology.
The ‘Best Of' Collection, the Health Sciences Collection, the Teaching Materials Collection, the Hendricks Collection, Periodicals, Reserves, Reference, Law books and the entire media collection is available. As always, you can access our journal articles and over 135,000 e-books 24/7.
The south wing of the library is now under construction. The upstairs portion of this wing is open for scheduled classes.
As always, we are happy to help you with your research. Stop by and let us show you around!
The Printed Kaleidoscope
The new issue of DML's Printed Kaleidoscope is now available online! Click on the picture of the issue on the right hand side to read about new things that are happening at the library.
Double Sided Printing at DML
New printers are now available for use at the library! These printers are able to double side print but only by setting it manually.
For Microsoft Word 2010 – Go to Print and choose ‘Print on Both Sides (flip pages on long edge)' under Settings/Pages.
For Firefox – Go to File -> Print -> Properties and choose 2-sided long edge under ‘2-sided printing’
Other programs have similar options but please ask the circulation staff for assistance if you have any questions. Thank you!
Library Chat Service
Davis Memorial Library has launched a new chat reference system, LibraryH3lp! On the left side of the website, you may have noticed the ‘chat is offline’ message. Whenever a librarian is online, that message will be replaced with an icon that you simply have to click to begin chatting with a librarian. Chat to get help with your research for your upcoming papers or presentations, citation help, and more.
Click here for more information about the reference services at DML!
Change in Booking Policy for Library Study Rooms
All study rooms should be booked at the circulation desk. If you use a room without booking it, you run the risk of losing the room at any time to somebody that books it.
Group study rooms can be booked for a maximum of three hours.
Individual study rooms (carrels) can be booked for a maximum of two hours.
You have 15 minutes from the beginning of your booking to claim your study room. If you are not in your study room within the first 15 minutes, your booking will be canceled.
To book a group study room, there must at least two people in your group.
Computer Use Policy Reminder
Effective August 1, 2011, All patrons must have a current MU ID in order to use the library's computers. The only exception will be recent MU graduates. For one academic year after graduation, graduates will retain access to all in-house access to the library resources except off-campus database usage. We apologize for any inconvenience that this new policy may cause. However, with the large increase of incoming students the library cannot accommodate everyone.
When you are researching from off-campus, you still have access to the library's electronic resources. After you click on the name of the database (i.e. Academic Search Complete or Science Direct), you will be prompted for your email user name (everything before the @ symbol) and your email password. If you have any questions, please ask at the reference desk, call 630-7123, or email to email@example.com.
Library competency schedule
The schedule of sessions through June 2013 is now on the website. You can register online.
All students must pass, with a grade of 70 percent or better, the Library competency before completing 60 semester hours at Methodist University.
Individualized Research Assistance
If you need extra time with a reference librarian for your research papers, register online for individualized research assistance (IRA).
IRAs involve having a one-on-one session with a librarian to help you get started on your research papers. They will guide you through the appropriate resources for your assignments and will be glad to help you with new search tactics. Register here today.