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Pilgrim Library

The Pilgrim Library is the information headquarters at Defiance College.  It is also where you can find other offices/services to support your success at DC and beyond: Student Academic Support Services (SASS), Office of Career Development, and Testing Center. We encourage all students to visit their DC library frequently and utilize all services available to them!


Information on why citations matter, how to avoid plagiarism, and what are the different citation styles.

The Learning Studio

The Learning Studio is a service of SASS and includes: Writing Consultants, Peer Tutors, Supplemental Instruction, Structured Study Table Program, and Study Skill Development.  Click on the slide above to go directly to the Learning Studio webpages and discover more about all of these services.   

Study Skills Level Up

Want to improve your grades? Use these study skills guides to level up!

Saturday Hours: 9am-5pm

The Pilgrim LIbrary is open most Saturdays during the spring semester from 9am-5pm. The library then opens on most Sundays at 3pm.  For the most current weekly library hours, check out the hours box below this slide. 

Testing Center Services

For more information about Testing Services and to schedule accommodated or make-up testing, just click on this slide to go to the Testing Center website. 

Criminal Justice Research Guide

Discover library research tools to help you find articles, books, and other resources related to criminal justice.  Check out more research guides like this for all the majors at Defiance College. 

Career Development

Check out the Career Development offices located in your Pilgrim Library! 

If you need to search Lexis Nexis, you will now need to locate Nexis Uni instead. The link to this database can be found on the library's main page under the "Databases A to Z" search tab above.
Or you can locate a link to the database on both the Business Admin. Research Guide ( and the Criminal Justice Research Guide ( 


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