Thousands of students and scholars have entered through the iconic doors of Friedsam Memorial Library since it opened in 1938. Today, the library has more than 375,000 titles, 11,500 reference titles, 50+ online databases, and more than 35,000 periodicals. It also offers a digital media lab, computer labs, and group and individual study space. Your gift to the library will help us keep pace with technology and deliver the instructional support and user services our students and scholars deserve.
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