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DWU's McGovern Library

A virtual tour of McGovern Library at Dakota Wesleyan University. (Click on the arrows to view the presentation.)

Kevin Kenkel

on 1 August 2016

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Transcript of DWU's McGovern Library

Welcome to McGovern Library
Welcome to the
George and Eleanor
McGovern Library
and Center for
Leadership and
Public Service
The Circulation Desk is where
you check out all library materials,
including laptops and cameras.
Judy Lehi (995-2894) is our
Cirulation Supervisor.

For information about McGovern
Library's circulation policy visit
Librarians are available to help you locate information for all your class assignments. Stop by the director's office to get help. You can also phone (995-2617) or email (kekenkel@dwu.edu) to get help.
DWU's special collections include the
Jennewein Western Library and the
Boyajian Civil War Collection.
The DWU Bookstore is
located at the north end
of the library's first floor.
Check out McGovern Library's collection of DVDs, Blu-rays, and other media. The library has over 6,500 streaming films that can be viewed online.

The Mac Lab is available for student use other than when classes are scheduled. This lab is accessible 24/7.
Enjoy sitting by the fireplace and
drinking a cup of coffee while reading
a new book, a newspaper, or a magazine.
Now let's head upstairs!
The main book collection
is located upstairs.
McGovern Library has
around 75,000 volumes
in its collection. The
library also has over
85,000 e-books that can
be viewed on a computer
or downloaded to an
Back issues of
periodicals are
located upstairs.
McGovern Library's
curriculum collection
supports elementary
and secondary
education majors.
The Margaret Teufel
Children's Collection
was endowed by alumnus
Margaret Teufel. This
collection is available
to the young and the
young at heart.
Librarians use this computer lab
to teach students how to use
the library. It's available to all
when not in use by instructors.
McGovern Library has 7 group study rooms with a variety of seating options.
Two group study rooms
have televisions and DVD
players for viewing movies.
Laurie Langland is the Univeristy and Conference Archivist. Two major collections in the university archives are the Senator Francis Case Collection and the Senator George McGovern Collection.
TRiO Student Support Services
offers tutoring services, writing
support, and much more.
Thanks for touring McGovern
Library. Please remember that
we are here to help you. All you
need to do is ask for assistance.
Our collection is organized using the Library of Congress
classification system. This system uses a combination of letters and numbers to create a unique call number for each book.
The reference collection
consists of encyclopedias and other books, e-books, atlases, and databases. McGovern Library has more than 50
databases available for
students to use.
Kelly Henkel is our Cataloging / Serials Librarian. She updates the catalog with new items and maintains the library’s periodicals.
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