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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

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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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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

New from SIU Press: Creative Writing Pedagogies for the Twenty-First Century

A new book from SIU Press offers inventive teaching methods for the creative writing classroom.

SIU Press Publishes Engineering Victory: The Union Siege of Vicksburg

New from SIU Press comes Engineering Victory: The Union Siege of Vicksburg.

The Civilian Conservation Corps in Southern Illinois, 1933-1942: New from SIU Press

New from SIU Press is The Civilian Conservation Corps in Southern Illinois, 1933-1942.

Video Contest Winners Announced

Please join us in congratulating our Morris Library Video Contest winners! These contest winners each created a 90 second video about “Life at the Library” from their perspective.

Looking for Lincoln in Illinois: Lincoln’s Springfield Published by SIU Press

Now available from SIU Press, a full-color guide to the Looking for Lincoln Story Trail in the capital city of Illinois.

Incarnate Grace by Moira Linehan Now Available from SIU Press

A new book in the Crab Orchard Series in Poetry from SIU Press, Incarnate Grace, is now available.

Delta Award Presentation April 9

The presentation of 2015 Friends of Morris Library Delta Award will begin at 5 P.M. on Thursday, April 9, 2015, in the Guyon Auditorium, Morris Library, SIUC.

Edible Book Festival April 1

Do you love bad puns (The Pilgrim’s Progresso? Their Eyes Were Watching Cod?) and good books (So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish?

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.