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Make the most of your privileges at SIU by setting up your library accounts.

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

Reserve a group study room

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 (University Research)

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

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Reference Materials

Research Guides

Search our Research Guides for expert help on your topic or course subject.


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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.

Search for rare books in SIUCat Classic

Search archive collections in Archon

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EndNote Desktop citation management software is now available for graduate students and faculty!

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​Morris Library News

Emma Smith Hough Library Research Scholarship Awards Applications Open

Applications for the Emma Smith Hough Library Research Scholarship Awards are now being accepted from SIU undergraduate and graduate students.

Managing Grades in SIUonline Workshop March 4

The Center for Teaching Excellent will host "Managing Grades in SIUonline" on Wednesday, March 4, from 10 A.M.-noon in Morris Library, Room 174. Please enter through CTE.

Tax Return Quick Help Guide Available

It's tax time. Check our updated Morris Library 2014 Tax Return Quick Help Guide.

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Graduate Write-In February 26

The Writing Center is hosting a Graduate Write-In on Thursday, February 26, at 4:00-5:30 P.M. in Morris Library, Room 261.