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Higher Education: Find Books

This resource guide identifies key materials available to the Saint Louis University community that are useful for graduate students in the higher education program.

Search the Library Catalog

Begin searching for books using the

Saint Louis University Libraries Catalog

Advanced Keyword Search

Did not find what you want? Search MOBIUS, the Missouri, statewide, union catalog.

  • Click the Request Link Request link in MOBIUS to select your Cluster (SLU), enter your name and SLU ID number, and select a pickup location.

Not available in MOBIUS, search MOBIUS' new partner, Prospector in Colorado in Colorado/Wyoming.

  • Note: Searches transferred to Prospector search as searched in MOBIUS.
  • Click the Prospector Request it button button in Prospector and continue as you would in MOBIUS.
  • Books from Prospector are delivered via courier, just like books from MOBIUS.

Still did not locate a specific resource?  Use Interlibrary Loan/ILLiad to request the book.

REMEMBER

  • When searching for books, government documents, other materials begin with SLU Libraries Catalog --> MOBIUS Catalog -->Prospector Catalog (Colorado)--> Interlibrary Loan
  • Requesting a book from a SLU Library, renewing a book, saving searches - Use: My [Library] Account
  • Library of Congress Classification System - Materials are assigned locations by SUBJECT using A through Z

How to Request a Book

What if the book is at another SLU Library or the Locust Street Library Facility ?

  • You may request books using the  Request link in the SLU Libraries Catalog.
  • You will be prompted to log into your Library Catalog "My Account" with your Banner ID and a PIN created by you.
  • If you have not created a PIN yet, leave that space blank and press Submit.  You will be prompted to create a Library Catalog PIN.

 What if the SLU Libraries do not have the book you need?

  • To search other academic libraries in Missouri, click on the  MOBIUS logo under Resources on the right side of the SLU Libraries Catalog.
     
  • When you locate the book in MOBIUS, click the  Request link and follow the instructions.
    • Here you will be asked to choose your Cluster.  Select SLU from the drop-down list.
    • Type your name and your Banner ID (including the beginning zeroes) in the boxes provided.
    • MOBIUS request screen.

         
  • If the book is not available in MOBIUS, click the Prospector Link (Colorado Libraries)button in MOBIUS to check if a Colorado library has what you need.
  • When you locate a book you need in Prospector, click the Prospector Request it button button and follow the instructions.
    • Here you will be asked to choose your Institution.  Select MO - Saint Louis University from the drop-down list.
    • Type your name and your Banner ID (including the beginning zeroes) in the boxes provided.
    • Select a SLU Library pick-up location and click the Submit button.
    • Prospector Colorado Libaries request screen.

      Prospector Username and Password Screen
       
  • If the book is not available in MOBIUS or Prospector, use Interlibrary Loan/ILLiad to request the book.

Your Librarian

Google Book Search

Search Google Books, locate books you need in a library near you.

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WorldCat.org Book Search

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