The Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) in Morris Library holds the work of photographer C. William "Doc" Horrell.
The Special Collections Research Center has worked with other organization to produce a number of online resources.
There are several ways to contact SCRC and its staff.
Often instructors make texts for courses available to students through Morris Library. Search for a course in our catalog to see what the instructor has placed on reserve.
The Special Collections Research Center has digitized a collection of article and images from the Daily Egyptian about the history of minority campus populations.
Scanned photographs and text enhance and support each of SCRC's collection areas, offering a way to view primary sources online from anywhere in the world.
All dissertations and theses written for SIUC are available through Morris Library, either online or in print. You may also search for dissertations from other schools.
C. William "Doc" Horrell began taking photographs in 1936 when his mother gave him a $12 camera for graduation from high school in his hometown of Anna, Illinois.
Future historians depend on the generations that preceded them to furnish the tools they need to reconstruct the way we lived.
Morris Library has an extensive collection of DVDs and videos that you may check out. They are shelved on the 3rd floor and are arranged alphabetically by title.
Morris Library provides access to a number of ebooks from various publishers.
SCRC offers several online research tools to help you locate materials.
Answers to common questions about the Special Collections Research Center's collections and services.
Morris Library's Geospatial Resources area includes the Map Library and Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) services.
Morris Library is a Congressionally designated depository for U.S. Government documents. Public access to the Government documents is guaranteed by public law. (Title 44 United States Code)
The Illinois State Archives administers the Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD) system to manage the archival records of local governments.
The Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) of the Morris Library at Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIU) collects and preserves unique and rare historical materials in selected subject
The Manuscripts section includes personal and family papers, business and institutional records, and over 80 photograph collections.
Morris Library offers audio recordings, CD-ROMs, dissertations, theses, government documents, images, posters, games, maps, aerial photographs, microforms, video recordings, music scores, music rec
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The Special Collections Research Center has created a number of digital media exhibits.
OpenSIUC is an institutional repository offering permanent, reliable, and free access to research and scholarly material produced at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
Housing the political papers of several significant local, regional, state and national politicians and political appointees, as well as the records of several regional governmental and political a
Suggest that Morris Library purchase an item for its collection.
The Rare Books unit holds over 100,000 volumes and a small collection of complementary serials and audiovisual materials.
This policy governs how and which books are moved from Morris Library's general collections into the rare book collection of the Special Collections Research Center (SCRC).
Specific rules apply to researchers who wish to use materials housed in the Special Collections Research Center.
Detailed guides to certain SCRC collections are available online. Some of them are grouped by subject, while some of them focus on one collection.
A primary objective of Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) is to make the materials it holds and maintains as widely available as possible for purposes of advancing scholarship.
The Special Collections Research Center charges fees for certain services.
The hours of the Special Collections Research Center are different than those of other parts of Morris Library.
Guidelines for using the Special Collections Research Center's spaces and materials and forms to request services.
Travel grants available to those who are interested in doing research using the Paul Simon Papers, the Open Court Publishing Company records, or the Hegeler-Carus papers.
This policy governs all aspects of adding materials to the SCRC's collections.
1932: SINU’s Wheeler Library was congressionally designated as a selective Federal Depository Library (FDL).
University Archives preserve the academic, athletic and administrative legacy of the university from 1874 to the present.
In compliance with the State Records Commission and the State Records Act implemented at SIUC in 1990, offices retain control of their vital records until such time as they are transferred to the U
Researchers may make limited use of cameras (such as digital or video cameras and mobile phone cameras) to copy special collections material.
The SCRC welcomes visitors during its normal hours of operation. Before you make the trip, please take a moment to read our tips for visiting.
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