After reviewing this information, you will be able to:
Searching for a Book at MSU
Use the directions below to search for and access book information from Memorial Library.
To start, first navigate to the library's homepage. Then, click on the "Books & Media" tab and search for your title or topic.
There's a lot of info to keep track of when you look for a book. Keep an eye out for the information below.
Once you find your book, how you will access the book's information will depend on whether it's an ebook or physical book. Physical books will simply say "book," say "Available at MSU", and have a call number and location listed. Online or ebooks will also be labeled as a book, but they will have the phrase "Available Online" at the bottom of the entry. To access your ebook or book information, choose the appropriate directions below.
To go directly to a text, click the "Available Online" button.
Many books will take you straight to a page where you can download or read the book online. Look for "Read Online" and "Download Book" options.
If you want more information about a book, or want to see if there are multiple options for accessing a book; click the title of the book to access more information.
First, click on the title of the book to get more information.
When you click on a book, you'll be taken to the Detailed Record page. This page displays information about the contents, location, and availability of the book. You'll also find some neat tools to make your research quicker, like our Citation Generator and Email features.
To find the book in the library, note the collection name and the call number of the book, or email this information to yourself using the "Email" envelope icon. Then bring that information into the library to find your book!
Once you have that information, come into the library and find your book. You can find out more information about locating a book in the library here.
If you have any trouble concerning books or finding books, please talk to a librarian.
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