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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

"The Old Campus" exhibit in Hall of Presidents and Chancellors

The Old Campus: an Historical Exploration showcases the history and development of the buildings and landmarks on Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s old campus quadrangle from

Book Signings and Receptions for Local Author, June 14 and 15

Don Michel, former owner and operator of WRAJ and WRAJ-FM in Anna, Illinois,

Bluegrass Band the Bankesters Featured at 2017 Fundraiser

The Friends of Morris Library will hold their 2017 fundraiser, featuring the music of the Bankesters, one of the most sought-after bands on the bluegrass scene, on September 16, 2017, at the Copper

An Independence of Idea and Thought: The Life of Mary Hegeler Carus

This online exhibit includes digitized photographs, scrapbooks and letters from the Open Court Publishing Company records and the Edward Hegeler–Paul Carus families papers held at SIUC that h