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Book Searching

Already know what book you want?  The MU Libraries Book Finder will automatically search first for available copies of it on campus, then within UM libraries, then within the state of Missouri.

Use the MERLIN catalog to find MU Libraries-owned books by author, title, subject, etc. 

Use the MOBIUS catalog to find books in other Missouri libraries.

Use Worldcat to find books beyond what's available in Missouri.

Use Google's Advanced Book Search to search within a huge corpus of books.  When you find books, look for the Find In a Library link to locate a copy.


Browse MU Libraries New Books

These are MU Libraries' newest books in U.S. History (feed includes all time periods, not just 19th Century).


Google Books

Tips for Using Google Books

  • Using the Advanced Search, you can search for words within a book, or all books by an author, or all books in Google's database
  • If books are old enough, you are often able to download them in their entirety from Google Books.  
  • There is usually a Find In a Library link for books not available for download.


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