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- MOBIUS Search the joint catalog of 60 academic libraries in Missouri
- WorldCat If you can't find what you want in the Drury or MOBIUS catalogs, try WorldCat. You can request a book online using the ILL icon or click here ILL (interlibrary loan).
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Browsing the Stacks
While technology and the online library catalog make searching for resources easier, nothing compares to browsing the stacks and finding materials you may have overlooked online. Broaden your horizons and expand your research the old-fashioned way--browse the following areas at the Olin library to find books on your subject:
- A -- GENERAL WORKS
- B -- PHILOSOPHY. PSYCHOLOGY. RELIGION
- C -- AUXILIARY SCIENCES OF HISTORY
- D -- WORLD HISTORY AND HISTORY OF EUROPE, ASIA, AFRICA, AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND, ETC.
- E -- HISTORY OF THE AMERICAS
- F -- HISTORY OF THE AMERICAS
- G -- GEOGRAPHY. ANTHROPOLOGY. RECREATION
- H -- SOCIAL SCIENCES
- J -- POLITICAL SCIENCE
- K -- LAW
- L -- EDUCATION
- M -- MUSIC AND BOOKS ON MUSIC
- N -- FINE ARTS
- P -- LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
- Q -- SCIENCE
- R -- MEDICINE
- S -- AGRICULTURE
- T -- TECHNOLOGY
- U -- MILITARY SCIENCE
- V -- NAVAL SCIENCE
- Z -- BIBLIOGRAPHY. LIBRARY SCIENCE. INFORMATION RESOURCES (GENERAL)
The following are web sites where you can find electronic books.
- ABU: La biblioteque universelle
Full text classics in French.
- Alex Catalogue of Electronic Texts
"A collection of public domain documents from American and English literature as well as Western philosophy."
Full text materials in Spanish covering many subject areas.
Contains around 150,000 electronic books, including U.S. government publications, public domain books published prior to 1923, and e-books from commercial services that Drury may or may not subscribe to. You will need your Drury ID/Password to login.
- Electronic Text Center (UVA)
A collection of about 70 thousand humanities texts in 13 languages; some are still copyrighted.
- Internet Archive
An international venture by the Open Content Alliance to digitize public domain texts and media for use by reseachers, historians, scholars, and the general public; currently contains Moving Images, Live Music Archive, Audio, and Texts.
A collection of more than 14,000 electronic books in all subject areas. Drury has access to this.
- Project Bartleby
Full text access to public domain reference works, verse, fiction, and nonfiction.
- Project Gutenberg
A still expanding collection of thousands of public domain books (generally pre-1923) available for free downloading and use.
If you come across a book you need for your research, and the Library does not own it, request it through our Interlibrary Loan (ILL) service.
ILL requests can take up to 2 weeks to process, but generally costs nothing.