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

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Research Guides

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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.

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​Morris Library News

Bill Potter Memorial Scholarship Applications Open

The Bill Potter Memorial Scholarship Fund offers two $1,000 scholarships for Fall 2015.

Bach in the Subways @ SIU

SIU and Carbondale area musicians will be performing works by J.S. Bach this Saturday afternoon, March 21, from 2 to 5 P.M. Performances will take place throughout the library.

Undergraduate Write-In March 19

The Writing Center is hosting an Undergraduate Write-In Thursday, March 19th from 12:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M. in Morris Library, Room 261.

Create Grade Categories in D2L Workshop March 18

A faculty workshop offered by the Center for Teaching Excellence will help instructors learn how to create grade categories and items, and how to associate grade items with activities in Desire2Lea