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Undergraduate Resources: Finding

A stack of open books

How do I find a book?

  What is MERLIN?

  • It's the library's catalog. It contains records of books and other materials held at the Columbia, Kansas City, Rolla and St. Louis campuses of the University of Missouri.

  How can I get a book someone else has checked out?

  Does the MU libraries have e-books?

Interlibrary Loan

  What if the book I need is located at another University of Missouri campus? 

  What if I really need a book and it’s not in the UM LIBRARIES CATALOG?

  • MOBIUS  - a catalog of the collections from most college and university libraries in the state of Missouri.

Call Numbers

 How do I find a book with the Call Number?

These charts can also be found on the yellow paper slips located throughout Ellis Library.