Hours & Information
Diehn Composers Room
Hofheimer Art Library
Library Business Office
OCCS Computer Lab
Welcome to the Patricia W. and J. Douglas Perry Library. We invite you to take this virtual visit to familiarize yourself with our library’s facilities, resources and services.
Take a virtual tour of the Perry Library.
The Old Dominion University Libraries include the Elise N. Hofheimer Art Library, the Diehn Composers Room, and the Patricia W. and J. Douglas Perry Library.
The University Library was opened in its present location off 43rd Street in 1976, with a major addition and renovation completed in February 1998. It was renamed the Patricia W. and J. Douglas Perry Library as a result of a Board of Visitors vote on December 10, 1998. The dedication ceremony took place on April 15, 1999.
The combined library collections total over 3.2 million items (monographs, journals, goverment publications, maps, various electronic resources, music scores and recordings, other media).
As of April 2008, current library holdings included: