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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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I-Share will be unavailable from 5PM, Friday, June 12 through 7AM, Monday, June 15.

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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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​Morris Library News

Dogs & Dawgs Returns to Morris Library May 7 and 8

Canine stress relief returns to Morris Library just in time for finals!

SIU Press Author Guy C. Fraker to Speak at SIU School of Law

Guy C. Fraker will speak as part of the Dean’s Colloquium at the SIU School of Law.

Thinking with Bruno Latour in Rhetoric and Composition Now Available from SIU Press

A new book from SIU Press, Thinking with Bruno Latour in Rhetoric and Composition, explores a groundbreaking sociologist’s theories in rhetoric, composition, and writing studies.

New from SIU Press: Creative Writing Pedagogies for the Twenty-First Century

A new book from SIU Press offers inventive teaching methods for the creative writing classroom.

SIU Press Publishes Engineering Victory: The Union Siege of Vicksburg

New from SIU Press comes Engineering Victory: The Union Siege of Vicksburg.

The Civilian Conservation Corps in Southern Illinois, 1933-1942: New from SIU Press

New from SIU Press is The Civilian Conservation Corps in Southern Illinois, 1933-1942.

Video Contest Winners Announced

Please join us in congratulating our Morris Library Video Contest winners! These contest winners each created a 90 second video about “Life at the Library” from their perspective.

Looking for Lincoln in Illinois: Lincoln’s Springfield Published by SIU Press

Now available from SIU Press, a full-color guide to the Looking for Lincoln Story Trail in the capital city of Illinois.

Incarnate Grace by Moira Linehan Now Available from SIU Press

A new book in the Crab Orchard Series in Poetry from SIU Press, Incarnate Grace, is now available.

Delta Award Presentation April 9

The presentation of 2015 Friends of Morris Library Delta Award will begin at 5 P.M. on Thursday, April 9, 2015, in the Guyon Auditorium, Morris Library, SIUC.