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Use the MU Catalog to locate books and videos.
To find videos, use Advanced Search and limit location to "Media Collection" or "Video Streaming."
KeywordTitleAuthorCall NumberISBN/ISSN Number
Use Keyword to search the entire record for the terms you enter. Use quotation marks when entering a phrase, e.g. "seltzer water." Research topics should be searched by Keyword to maximize the number of references to a topic.
For Title searches, omit "The" at the beginning.
For Author searches, use the author's last name first.
Another way to search is to browse by Subject. This strategy is especially useful if you are having trouble narrowing your topic
Use Advanced Search to limit your search by date or location.
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You can locate books that are not available at the MU Library by searching for your topic in WorldCat.
Books may be requested from another library through Interlibrary Loan (ILL). Allow up to 2 weeks for delivery.