These sources are best for general and contemporary books, published in the past few decades. For books in a specific academic discipline, begin with sources in the following box, Subject-Specific Databases. These subscription databases are available off campus; see "Access from Home."
These are the best starting place for scholarly books in a particular academic field. These are just examples; for more suggestions, use the drop-down menu on the library's listing of databases.
Here's a short video showing how Find it @ MU works. (About 4 minutes long.)
Two common ways to find out if the Libraries have access to the articles you need:
Click on in the article citation. Another window / tab opens with two possible options:
The MARQCAT record will indicate what years we have in print and/or online, providing call number locations for the print and links to the e-journal. Once at the e-journal, navigate to the volume, issue and page that you need.
Didn't find the article/journal using Find it @MU or MARQCAT? Request the article through Interlibrary Loan (ILL) by clicking on the link at the bottom of the Find it @MU window or tab. Learn more about ILL here.
Ever wonder why the full-text isn't there? Watch this short video about the Business of Information.