Dean Kelly Peterson-Fairchild
Location: Holland Centennial Commons, Floors 2, 2M, and 3
Library Adminstration (435) 652-7710
Circulation Desk: (435) 652-7714
Reference Desk: (435) 634-2081
Special Collections: (435) 634-2087

The Dixie State University Library is located in the Holland Centennial Commons and supports the instructional and research needs of the DSU community.

Students have access to almost 250,000 print and electronic books, almost 10,000 DVD's, CD's and other AV material, and almost 432,000 streaming audio albums and video files. The library also provides access to more than 125 electronic databases and more than 40,000 print and electronic magazines, journals, and newspapers which can be accessed 24 hours a day. The Special Collections area on the third floor features rare books, photographs, local histories, material on Utah’s Dixie, the Arizona Strip, the Big Muddy Region of Nevada, and Dixie State University archival materials (including old yearbooks), and a unique collection of Oral Histories.

The Holland Centennial Commons is the information hub for the campus, with comfortable furniture, an information commons with over 200 computers, collaborative learning spaces, areas for quiet study, with study spaces located on all floors. Reference librarians are available to help support research needs. IT services for students and faculty are available at four Information Desks throughout the library. The library is open almost 100 hours each week during fall and spring semesters. For additional information please go to the library website: 

LIB 1010Information Literacy1

The library supports an online one-credit course required of all students in degree programs. The purpose of the course is to provide information literacy skills to students to teach them how to access and critically evaluate information to meet their research and academic needs. Students access the course through Canvas, the campus online course management system.  The course consists of various modules with a final exam. The syllabus is posted on the library home page, with course materials found on the DSU electronic learning platform, Canvas.