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The accounts let you access millions of articles and books, thousands of journals, and mountains of other materials at Morris Library. If it's not available at Morris Library, it can be borrowed from other libraries in Illinois and around the world.

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Group Study Rooms

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Morris Library is pleased to offer several group study rooms of varying sizes on the 3rd, 4th and 5th floors. The rooms are available for use to current Southern Illinois University Carbondale students, faculty and staff. The intent for these rooms is to provide private space for collaborative work and study for classroom or research related activities.

Use of our Group Study Rooms is governed by our Group Study Room Guidelines.

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OpenSIUC offers free access to research and scholarly material produced at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.


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Special Collections

Morris Library's Special Collections Research Center contains manuscripts, political papers, university archives, rare books, and other primary sources and historical collections. Use the links below to learn more about Special Collections.

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Featured Event

What goes better with bacon than great books? Get your punny culinary creations ready (A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Ham?) for this year’s Edible Book Festival at Morris Library, April 1 from 3:00-6:00pm.

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​Morris Library News

Associate Dean Tulis wins James Bennett Childs Award

The 2014 James Bennett Childs Award was awarded to Susan E. Tulis. This award honors a person who has made a lifetime and significant contribution to the field of government documents and their use in libraries.

SCRC Director Hackbart-Dean Elected to SAA Council

Pam Hackbart-Dean, Director of Morris Library's Special Collections Research Center, was elected to serve a 3-year term on the Society of American Archivists (SAA) Council.

Civil War 150 Exhibit April 28 - May 16

Civil War 150 is coming to Morris Library’s Hall of Presidents April 28 to May 16, 2014.

Ted Morrissey Reading & Book Signing April 16

Novelist Ted Morrissey will read from his new novel, An Untimely Frost, on Wednesday, April 16, at noon in Morris Library's 1st floor Rotunda.