SWAN – Use SWAN to find books, government documents, maps, media, and other materials located in the library.
MOBIUS – is a statewide consortium of mostly college and university libraries. Search the MOBIUS catalog to borrow books from other consortium members and request books for delivery to MSU’s libraries. Most MOBIUS items arrive in 2-3 days. Go to Circulation for pick-up. If you fill out a notification form at Circulation, they will e-mail you when your item arrives.
WORLDCAT – is OCLC’s union catalog of books, web resources, and other materials held in libraries worldwide. The database includes all the records cataloged by OCLC member libraries across North America, offers millions of bibliographic records, and includes records representing 400 languages. It is the Amazon.com of the library world. Interlibrary loan features are integrated into the database.
Interlibrary Loan – If you cannot find the items you need at Meyer, or through MOBIUS, the Interlibrary Loan Department will order the materials you need. Some fees may apply. The online order form is at Interlibrary Loan, phone: 836-4540
Remote Access to Resources
If you live off campus you will need to log-in to use MSU's licensed databases. You will use the same Missouri State University Windows account and password you use to access other Missouri State Resources. If you have any problems logging in contact the reference desk at 417-886-0618
Computing Services Help Desk
Where to start
Welcome to the History Subject Guide!
Use the tabs above to find links for various types of information.
If you have any questions, comments or suggestions please use the information on the right to contact me (either chat, phone, or email).
If you are having trouble finding what you need and want immediate assistance feel free to call the Reference Desk at (417) 836-4535. You can also email reference or set up a research consultation by using the Ask A Librarian link.