Points of Pride

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At Morris Library we take great pride in the beautiful new building, the exemplary service we provide to all of our patrons and the superb collections. Below is a list of a few Points of Pride that are the foundation of Morris Library.

  • You and the hundreds of alumni and friends who support and give to Morris Library
  • 2nd largest publicly-funded university library in Illinois
  • Member of the prestigious Association of Research Libraries
  • Dozens of Library faculty and staff to serve the students, faculty and researchers of the campus and beyond
  • 2.8 million volumes
  • 36 million microform units
  • 27,979 electronic journals
  • 1,275 print subscriptions
  • 14,412 other serials
  • 225,000 maps
  • 93,000 aerial photographs
  • OpenSIUC, the open access database of research being conducted at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
  • World renowned Special Collections Research Center containing political papers, rare books, and other unique itemsarticipant in the Federal Depository Library Program – administered by the U.S. Government Printing Office
  • Archive of Southern Illinois University Carbondale

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