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Find a Book @ Ellis Library

Search and Access eBooks

1.) Start by going to the library's homepage.

2.) Click on the Books & Media tab or Classic Catalog (MERLIN).

Note: Both of these methods search the library catalog; however, MERLIN provides more search options.

3.) Limit your search to eBooks and start searching! More Information on Search Strategies

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  • In order to access eBooks, the eBook must be held by your University, that is,
    • Mizzou students cannot access eBooks exclusively held by UMSL, UMKC, or MST.
  • MU students may access eBooks with links that say "Connect via Mizzou Online Access."
  • In some cases, a particular academic department or library will provide access only to their students
    • For instance, some eBooks held by the MU School of Law/Law Library may only be accessed by current MU Law students.
  •  In other cases, access may be limited to a fixed number of simultaneous users.
    • If you cannot get in to an eBook because of use, try again at another time.