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EBooks & Print Books

For a curated list of commonly used Ebooks, see our Medical Ebooks research guide.

The Dana Library owns thousands of print and electronic books. See how to discover and access more Dana Library books.

Borrowing print books

Borrowing books

Bring any books you would like to borrow to the Library's main desk. Your student ID serves as your library card. The loan period differs between Howe Library and Dana Health Sciences Library, so be sure to note when the books are due.

Renewing a book

If you'd like to keep a particular book beyond its due date, you may renew it by accessing your account online, or by calling (802) 656-2200 or emailing the request to

Hold or Recall

If you would like to borrow a book that is checked out by another patron, you may place either a Hold or a Recall on the book via your online account. You will be notified when the book is available, and it will be held for you at the circulation desk.

On occasion, an item you have checked out may be recalled by another patron. In that case, you will receive an email requesting that you return the item by a specified date.