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  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale requires face masks be worn in shared spaces indoors, including Morris Library, regardless of vaccination status. This includes group study rooms, classrooms, and offices by the governor's order.

  • ATTENTION INTERLIBRARY LOAN USERS: Effective Wednesday, January 26, 2022, all ILL History prior to January 1, 2019, will be PERMANENTLY DELETED. If you would like to capture your history, please follow these instructions.

  • Go to our FAQ for more information about our pandemic response.


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Morris Library will be offering its free graduate student workshop series again this semester. For more information and to register go to

Getting Started with the Literature Review for Your Thesis/Dissertation

Librarians will guide you through the process of crafting a thorough and refined literature review.
Tuesday, February 8, 2022 - 1-1:50pm through Zoom

Journal Submission Process

Topics covered in this workshop include the journal submission process from start-to-finish with a special emphasis on Journal Rankings and Impact Factors, Open SIUC, and Copyright.
Thursday, February 10, 2022 - 12-12:50pm through Zoom

EndNote Desktop

EndNote Desktop citation management software is now available to SIU Carbondale faculty and graduate students courtesy of Morris Library. Learn how to most effectively use the software to save you time and headaches! This beginning-level workshop will help those that have little to no experience with EndNote. Request a copy of EndNote Desktop from the Office of Information Technology.
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 12-12:50pm through Zoom
Wednesday, February 23, 2022 - 3-3:50pm through Zoom