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Department of Health and Social Services Library

Welcome to the DHSS Library, information resources for DHSS employees and the public.

Monday to Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Virtual assistance only afternoons: 1:30 to 4:00 pm & Fridays: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Herman M. Holloway Sr. Health and Social Services Campus, Springer Building

203 Mitchell Lane, New Castle, DE 19720

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***NOTE: Our electronic resources are available 24/7.***

Access our databases and journal collections using the TDNet Discovery Search box below or individually through the links on the Databases tab. Resources may only be accessed by DHSS employees.

Each database has hundreds of journals available in their collections.
Use this tool from TDNet to search ALL of the library's journals and eBooks in one place.   

Please do not use the search box at the top right section of the page. It will not give you any results as this is a private guide.  

Don't forget to Limit to Full Text on your search results to only see materials available to you via the library's subscriptions or open access journals. 

If you experience problems using the electronic resources in Internet Explorer, try again using Chrome or another browser.

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Delaware Library Catalog home  Search

The DHSS Library is a member of the Delaware Library Catalog. All books owned by the DHSS Library can be checked out by any Delaware Library cardholder. 

You can check out the books at the DHSS Library or have them sent to your local public library by placing a hold on the item and choosing the public library as your pick up location. 

You can also send public library books to the DHSS Library and check them out there while you're on campus. 

DHSS Library Book Collections



Delaware Libraries Subject Guides page       SELECTED GUIDES 

         Addiction and Recovery

                  Aging and Elder Care*

            Business & Leadership


            Cultural Competence for Health Care

            Designing Flyers and Presentations*

            Disaster Planning and Recovery

            Eye Health

            Financial Empowerment

            Health Statistics* 

            Immigration and Citizenship 


            Mental Health

            Military Veterans


            Privacy and the Internet*

              Resources for Nurses*

              Resources for Social Service Professionals*

              Teen Health



              Zika Virus

              *Guides with DHSS Library resources 


Watch this brief video for general tips and tricks to make the most out of the DHSS Library's resources.