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Children's Literature: Books

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GOOGLE BOOKS : Access to the preview or full text of millions of books online

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THE ONLINE BOOKS PAGE : Access to over one million free books online

Juvenile Books

Juvenile books are shelved together by subject, under the Library of Congress call number of PZ.  In Ellis Library, the Juvenile collection is located in 3 West.


To find BOOKS, you have several options beyond the "Books & Media" tab found on the MU Libraries homepage:

MERLIN : Use the MERLIN Catalog to find books at MU and the other campuses of the University of Missouri. If we don't have the book here at MU or if our copy is checked out, you can request it from another UM library by searching ALL MERLIN.

MOBIUSIf the book you need is not available through MERLIN, you can request it from MOBIUS, a statewide network of  Missouri college and university libraries.

ILL (Interlibrary Loan):  If the book you need is not available through MERLIN or MOBIUS, you can request it via Interlibrary Loan or WorldCATan international catalog containing over 95 million records of books and other materials held in libraries worldwide.

Reference Librarian

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Kimberly Moeller
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