Duns Scotus Library, dedicated in 1950, was named for the 13th century Franciscan philosopher John Duns Scotus. The library is located at the west end of St. Clare Hall. It houses a collection of over 55,000 volumes, a periodical collection and a collection of audiovisual items. More than 350 art items decorate the library and are fully catalogued online.

Lourdes University is a member of Ohio LINK. The second floor of the library contains The Center for Research and Scholarship.


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Take Time to Read for Pleasure

  • Check out the popular fiction book shelf
  • Download the eBook through the OPAL catalog
  • Request titles from other academic and public libraries


The Duns Scotus Library, Academic Support Center and Center for Professional Studies offer laptops to students for use on-campus.

Please review the Laptop Lending Policy for details.

Library Links 
Library Catalog
Father Bacik Archives
Library Databases
View Your Library Account

Library Resources
Requesting OhioLINK Material (pdf)
How to Use Databases (pdf)
The Tau
TutorTrac on-campus
TutorTrac off-campus